Cris “Cyborg” Santos and Marloes Coenen will headline Invicta FC 6 on July 13, according to a press release received on Thursday.
The event will be televised on cable and satellite Pay-Per-View from the Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Mo.
“We are excited about bringing the Invicta FC brand of women’s world championship mixed martial arts to television for the first time with this tremendous rematch between two of the world’s top women fighters,” Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp said in the release. “This is yet another step forward for women’s MMA and we are extremely proud to be leading the charge.”
Cyborg, considered by many to be one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in women’s MMA, and Coenen will fight in a three-round rematch for the inaugural Invicta FC world featherweight title. Cyborg won their first meeting in January 2010, a fight that ended on a technical knockout in the final round. Both fighters are former Strikeforce champions.
Invicta FC 6, according to the release, will be distributed in North America by Integrated Sports Media for live viewing at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT via iN Demand, DISH, Avail-TVN in the United States and Bell TV in Canada, for a suggested retail price of $14.95.
The co-main event for the card pairs undefeated strawweights sporting identical 9-0 records with Japanese fighter Ayaka Hamasaki and Brazilian Claudia Gadelha.