Carla Esparza Tag

Hot Tweets: Fighters and Insiders React to ...

Nov 23, 2014Comments off1725 Views

Following Frankie Edgar’s domination of No. 2-ranked featherweight Cub Swanson, fighters and industry insiders took to Twitter to react.

TUF 20 Episode 4 Notes: Pressure Begins to ...

Oct 01, 2014Comments off2551 Views

The top seed, Carla Esparza, starts to feel the pressure of being the favorite heading into her fight against sixteenth seeded Angela Hill.

Carla Esparza Knew it was Just a Matter of ...

Sep 10, 2014Comments off1875 Views

Once Ronda Rousey ushered in female fighters to the UFC, Invicta FC strawweight champion Carla Esparza knew it was just a matter of time before

Getting to Know The Ultimate Fighter 20 Fav...

Sep 10, 2014Comments off2790 Views

Learn more about Ultimate Fighter 20 competitor and Invicta FC strawweight champion Carla Esparza and how mixed martial arts has impacted her life.

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Gilbert Melendez Re-signs with UFC, Will Co...

Feb 24, 2014Comments off1562 Views

Gilbert Melendez has agreed to re-sign with the UFC and will coach the 20th season of The Ultimate Fighter opposite UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis,

With TUF Target on Her Back, Carla Esparza ...

Dec 25, 2013Comments off4105 Views

Carla Esparza returned a call to a number she didn't recognize, only to find out it was UFC President Dana White.

Shameless MMA Radio: Invicta FC’s Sha...

Dec 16, 2013Comments off1264 Views

Join Matt Sierra and Conner Cordova as they talk with Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp and two of the UFC’s newest strawweights: Carla Esparza and

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Canceled Bouts, Twitter Wars and Now TUF 20...

Dec 12, 2013Comments off3698 Views

Invicta FC stawweight champion Carla Esparza and top contender Carla Esparza have history, and it spilled over on Twitter and will carry over on The

UFC Picks Up 11 Female Fighters to Create 1...

Dec 11, 2013Comments off5658 Views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has assigned the contracts of 11 female strawweight fighters to the organization, UFC President Dana White said on Wednesday.

Invicta FC 7: Honchak vs. Smith Full Event ...

Dec 09, 2013Comments off1749 Views

Watch the full Invicta FC 7: Honchak vs. Smith event, including the prelims, for free on-demand on MMAWeekly.com.

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Watch the Invicta FC 7 Post-Fight Press Con...

Dec 07, 2013Comments off833 Views

Watch the Invicta FC 7: Honchak vs. Smith post-fight press conference, live from Kansas City on Saturday, December 7, shortly following the night's main event

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Claudia Gadelha Forced Out of Invicta FC Ti...

Dec 07, 2013Comments off2254 Views

Invicta FC strawweight contender Claudia Gadelha has been forced to withdraw from Saturday’s scheduled title bout against Carla Esparza after contracting a bacterial infection.

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For Claudia Gadelha, Winning the Invicta FC...

Dec 07, 2013Comments off1312 Views

Winning the Invicta FC strawweight title would mean the world to Claudia Gadelha. It would be the culmination of 10 years of hard work.

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Invicta FC 7 Weigh-in Video

Dec 06, 2013Comments off2235 Views

Watch the Invicta FC 7: Honchak vs. Smith weigh-in video from Friday's festivities in Kansas City.

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Invicta FC 7 Weigh-in Photo Gallery

Dec 06, 2013Comments off5571 Views

Invicta FC 7: Honchak vs. Smith weigh-in photos from Kansas City, where Barb Honchak vs. Leslie Smith heads a card that includes three title fights.

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Invicta FC 7 Weigh-in Results: All Three Ti...

Dec 06, 2013Comments off2515 Views

All three title fights got the green light on Friday at the Invicta FC 7: Honchak vs. Smith weigh-ins.

Invicta FC 7 Honchak vs. Smith

Watch the Invicta FC 7 Weigh-ins Live Frida...

Dec 06, 2013Comments off977 Views

Watch the Invicta FC 7: Honchak vs. Smith official weigh-ins, live from Kansas City on Friday, December 6, at 6 p.m. ET / 3 p.m.

Invicta FC 7 Honchak vs. Smith

Road to Invicta FC 7: Honchak vs Smith R...

Nov 28, 2013Comments off954 Views

Invicta will be releasing a 25-minute behind the scenes build-up entitled Road to Invicta FC 7: Honchak vs. Smith. To whet your appetite, check out

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Invicta FC 7 Fight Card Rumors

Nov 25, 2013Comments off1195 Views

Invicta FC 7 fight card rumors and start times for December 7, 2013.

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Invicta FC 6 Victories Set Up Title Shots f...

Jul 14, 2013Comments off2026 Views

Saturday night’s Invicta FC 6 in Kansas City toppled the promotion’s championship dominoes. Several fighters controlled their destinies at Invicta FC 6, including Claudia Gadelha

Ayaka Hamasaki Looking Forward to Furtherin...

Jul 11, 2013Comments off1876 Views

Following her first successful outing in Invicta last year, current Jewels strawweight champion Ayaka Hamasaki is eager to follow up her success with her return

Strawweight Champ Carla Esparza Out of Invi...

Jun 04, 2013Comments off1282 Views

Invicta FC strawweight champion Carla Esparza has been forced out of her scheduled July 13 title defense against Ayaka Hamasaki due to a knee injury.

Shameless MMA Radio: Jon Fitch, Carla Espar...

May 27, 2013Comments off807 Views

Join the Shameless MMA Radio crew as they talk with World Series Of Fighting's Jon Fitch and Invicta FC strawweight champion Carla Esparza.

Carla Esparza to Defend Belt at Invicta FC ...

Apr 16, 2013Comments off1969 Views

Carla Esparza winsThe featherweight championship bout between Marloes Coenen and Cris “Cyborg” Santos headlines Invicta FC 6 this summer, but the fight card is growing

Invicta FC 4 Ustream PPV Trouble on Saturda...

Jan 06, 2013Comments off1239 Views

If you had trouble with Saturday night's Invicta FC 4 PPV stream, or if you just want to see the fights, watch them free, on-demand

Invicta FC 4 Fight Photos

Jan 06, 2013Comments off4182 Views

Invicta FC 4 fight photo gallery, courtesy of Esther Lin and Invicta Fighting Championships.

Invicta FC 4 Results: Carla Esparza Takes S...

Jan 06, 2013Comments off2070 Views

Many questioned Bec Hyatt’s place in Saturday night’s strawweight title fight opposite Carla Esparza at Invicta FC 4, but after the way the fight went

Invicta FC 4 Full Weigh-in Video

Jan 05, 2013Comments off911 Views

The Invicta FC 4 fight card, headlined by Carla Esparza vs. Bec Hyatt, is now set for Saturday night at Memorial Hall in Kansas City,

Carla Esparza Wants Invicta Strawweight Tit...

Jan 05, 2013Comments off3701 Views

Carla Esparza's immediate goal is to capture the strawweight championship at Invicta FC 4 on Saturday night, but beyond that, she wants to be considered

Bec Hyatt Not Intimidated by Getting Called...

Jan 05, 2013Comments off1121 Views

Australian Bec Hyatt may be a last-minute substitution to face Carla Esparza for the Invicta FC strawweight title, but she's not feeling any pressure heading