Atomweight Laura Sanko has been forced to withdraw from her upcoming bout at Invicta FC 6 after revealing she's become pregnant. Originally slated to face Livia Von Plettenberg on the July card, Sanko has been replaced by relative newcomer Cassie Robb.
Robb, 0-1 since making her professional debut in January, was submitted by Sanko via a second-round rear naked choke at Invicta FC 4. Von Plettenberg will make the drop to 105lbs following her decision loss to Joanne Calderwood at Invicta FC 4
Whole again at 13 bouts, Invicta FC 6: Coenen vs. Cyborg takes place Jul. 13 from the Ameristar Casino Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. Strikeforce veterans Marloes Coenen and Cristiane Santos will battle for the promotion's inaugural featherweight title while strawweight champion Carla Esparza defends her belt to Ayaka Hamasaki.
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See below for the complete card:
Main Card (PPV stream, 10pm EST)
Marloes Coenen vs. Cris Cyborg (featherweight championship)
Carla Esparza vs. Ayaka Hamasaki (strawweight championship)
Sarah D'Alelio vs. Lauren Taylor
Jennifer Maia vs. Leslie Smith
Jessica Penne vs. Nicdali Rivera-Calanoc
Joanne Calderwood vs. Claudia Gadelha
Julia Budd vs. Ediane Gomes
Bec Hyatt vs. Mizuki Inoue
Miriam Nakamoto vs. Duda Yankovich
Preliminary Card (PPV stream, 8pm EST)