Invicta FC 48: Tennant vs. Rubin Weigh-in Results and Photos
On Tuesday, July 19, Invicta Fighting Championships hosted the weigh-ins for Invicta FC 48: Tennant vs. Rubin. The fight card marks Invicta's first event in Colorado, visiting ReelWorks Denver on Wednesday, July 20.
In the night's headliner, Taneisha "Triple Threat" Tennant (4-1) will make the first defense of her bantamweight crown when she takes on former Bellator MMA No. 1 contender "Big Bad" Olga Rubin (7-2). The co-main event also takes place in the bantamweight division as UFC veteran Talita Bernardo (7-4) collides with fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Yana "Naná" Gadelha (7-4).
Rounding out the lineup, Liana "Li" Pirosin (7-4) and Kristina "Warhorse" Williams (5-3) look to continue their ascension up the flyweight ladder, strawweight boxing veteran Melissa "La Bella Bestia" Oddessa (3-1) collides with Dutch kickboxing sensation Isis "Fight Queen" Verbeek (3-1), Amber "Touch 'Em Up" Leibrock returns to the promotion for the first time since 2016 to meet PFL veteran "Mad Dog" Morgan Frier (4-3) at featherweight, and Auttumn "The Natural" Norton (1-1) takes on Canadian debutant "Sweet" Maria Djukic (2-0) in a bantamweight match-up.
The event will be overseen by the Colorado Combative Sports Commission and will feature open scoring. Tickets to the event are available through Eventbrite. All bouts will be broadcast on AXS TV in the U.S., Fight Network in Canada, and Invicta’s official YouTube Channel and Facebook Page, starting at 9 p.m. ET/7 p.m. MT.
Below are the results of the event's weigh-ins:
Bantamweight Title: Taneisha Tennant (134.3) vs. Olga Rubin (134.1) Bantamweight: Talita Bernardo (135.2) vs. Yana Gadelha (135.6) Flyweight: Liana Pirosin (126) vs. Kristina Williams (125.4) Strawweight: Melissa Oddessa (115.1) vs. Isis Verbeek (115.5) Featherweight: Amber Leibrock (145.6) vs. Morgan Frier (145.4) Bantamweight: Auttumn Norton (135.4) vs. Maria Djukic (135.7)