Invicta FC 8: Waterson vs. Tamada Full Fight Card

Invicta Fighting Championships is set to host there first event since December bringing two title fights to UFC fight pass.

Michelle Waterson will be defending her atomweight title for the first time against Japanese veteran Yasuko Tamada. Tamada has won her last 3 fights. This will be her first fight outside of Japan.

The co-main event will crown a new strawweight champion. The title is vacant after Carla Esparza leftt to be on The Ultimate Fighter Season 20. XFC champ Stephanie Eggink will meet Katja Kankaanpää. Kankaanpää is 9-1 with her only loss coming to Joanne Calderwood at Invicta FC 7.

The full card is as follows:

JJ Aldrich vs. Delaney Owen
Jodie Esquibel vs. Jinh Yu Frey
Ashley Cummins vs. Alexa Grasso
Veronica Rothenhausler vs. Charmaine Tweet
Peggy Morgan vs. Irene Aldana
Roxanne Modafferi vs. Tara LaRosa
Michelle Ould vs. DeAnna Bennett
Ediane Gomes vs. Tonya Evinger
Stephanie Eggink vs. Katja Kankaanpää – for vacant Invicta strawweight title
Michelle Waterson (C) vs. Yasuko Tamada- for Invicta atamoweight title

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