Invicta Fighting Championships sprang to life on April 28, 2012 at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kansas, and provided an invaluable platform as an all-female mixed martial arts promotion. It has staged 27 events since and played host to some of MMA’s most accomplished fighters, from Cristiane Justino, Marloes Coenen, Rose Namajunas and Tonya Evinger to Mackenzie Dern, Alexa Grasso, Jennifer Maia and Megan Anderson.
Ahead of Invicta Fighting Championships 28 -- which features a strawweight clash between Mizuki Inoue and the undefeated Virna Jandiroba -- this Saturday at the Union Event Center in Salt Lake City, the latest installment in the Sherdog Top 10 series examines the fastest finishes in Invicta history.
HONORABLE MENTIONS: Andrea Lee def. Jenny Liou -- KO (Punch to the Body) 1:14, Invicta 21; Leah Letson def. Elizabeth Phillips -- KO (Head Kick) 1:18, Invicta 21; Kay Hansen def. Emilee Prince -- Submission (Armbar) 1:23, Invicta 26; Livia Renata Souza def. DeAnna Bennett -- TKO (Kick to the Body and Punches) 1:30, Invicta 15; Cindy Dandois def. Jessamyn Duke -- Submission (Armbar) 1:33, Invicta 18; Alex Chambers def. Jodie Esquibel -- Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1:35, Invicta 5; Angela Hill def. Alida Gray -- KO (Knee to the Body) 1:39, Invicta 15; Livia Renata Souza def. Ayaka Hamasaki -- KO (Punches) 1:41, Invicta 22; Alexa Grasso def. Alida Gray -- TKO (Punches) 1:47, Invicta 10; Lacey Schuckman def. Jenny Liou -- TKO (Punches) 1:53, Invicta 12; Liz Carmouche def. Ashleigh Curry -- TKO (Punches) 1:58, Invicta 1
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