Kansas City, Mo. — A ninth bout has been added to the Invicta FC 31 lineup and, for the first time ever, the world’s leading platform for women’s MMA will live stream the action on its Facebook page.
The fight will take place in the flyweight division and will feature newcomers Chantel Coates and Ashlynn Kleinbeck, who will both be making their professional debuts. Coates is an Army veteran who compiled an undefeated record as an amateur. Kleinbeck, meanwhile, was a wrestler in her youth and now holds a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Invicta FC 31 takes place Saturday, Sept. 1, from the historic Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Mo. It will be headlined by a strawweight title clash between Brazilians Virna Jandiroba (13-0) and Janaisa Morandin (10-1). The event will kick off with the Coates-Kleinbeck match-up streaming live and free on Facebook at 6:30 p.m. CT. The remaining eight bouts will stream live and exclusively on UFC Fight Pass at 7 p.m. CT.
The updated fight card for Invicta FC 31 can be found below:
Strawweight Title: Virna Jandiroba (13-0) vs. Janaisa Morandin (10-1)
Flyweight: Pearl Gonzalez (8-3) vs. Daiane Firmino (10-2)
Bantamweight: Shanna Young (4-0) vs. Lisa Spangler (2-0)
Strawweight: Mallory Martin (3-2) vs. Ashley Nichols (3-2)
Flyweight: Miranda Maverick (3-1) vs. Victoria Leonardo (2-0)
Atomweight: Kelly D’Angelo (2-2) vs. Lindsey VanZandt (3-0)
Strawweight: Helen Peralta (2-0) vs. Kay Hansen (2-1)
Featherweight: Audrey Drew (1-0) vs. Holli Salazar (1-0)
Flyweight: Chantel Coates (0-0) vs. Ashlynn Kleinbeck (0-0)
Tickets for Invicta FC 31 are available now via Ticketfly.com.
About Invicta FC:
Invicta Fighting Championships is a world championship, all-pro mixed martial arts (MMA) fight series dedicated to providing female athletes with a major platform to hone their skills on a consistent basis. Founded in 2012 by longtime MMA executive Shannon Knapp, Invicta is committed to pioneering the future growth of women’s MMA by promoting the best possible match-ups between female competitors and identifying and developing future superstars of the sport. Follow Invicta on Twitter (@InvictaFights), Facebook (Facebook.com/InvictaFights), and Instagram (@InvictaFC) for all the latest information.