Miesha Tate Joins Invicta Broadcast Team for Invicta Fighting Championships 7 on Saturday

Miesha-Tate-VideoUFC women’s bantamweight contender Miesha Tate will join the announce team as guest analyst for this Saturday’s Invicta Fighting Championships 7 from Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City.

Tate will call the nine-bout event featuring three world championship fights alongside play-by-play announcer Michael Schiavello and color analyst and Invicta veteran “King” Mo Lawal. Schiavello, a long-time broadcaster, will call his first Invicta PPV telecast.

Tate, a former Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion, will face UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champ Ronda Rousey in a long-awaited rematch at UFC 168 on Dec. 28 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

In Saturday’s main event, Invicta FC flyweight champion Barb Honchak (8-2) will defend her title against three-time “Fight of the Night” winner Leslie “The Peacemaker” Smith (6-3-1).

In the co-feature, Invicta FC strawweight champion Carla “Cookie Monster” Esparza (9-2) will put her belt on the line against undefeated Brazilian superstar Claudia Gadelha (11-0).

In a third world title fight, the inaugural Invicta FC bantamweight world championship title will be on the line, featuring knockout artist Lauren Murphy (7-0) against unbeaten rising star Miriam Nakamoto (2-0, 1 NC).

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