A pivotal strawweight matchup is set to headline Invicta FC 18 Friday night as Alexa Grasso and Jodie Esquibel will lock horns in a battle that is critical to both women. Invicta FC 18 will go down inside the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City, Mo. And at Thursday’s weigh-ins, almost everybody on the marquee made weight, giving the go-ahead for the event.
Grasso was fit as a fiddle coming into the weigh-ins and when she stepped onto the scale, there was no denying she was on point. Grasso clocked in officially at 115.4 pounds. Esquibel, meanwhile, wasn’t going to be outdone as she checked in at 115.8 pounds.
Invicta FC 18 will be streamed live on UFC Fight Pass. The action kicks off beginning at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
Invicta FC 18 Weigh-in Results:Alexa Grasso (115.4) vs. Jodie Esquibel (115.8)
Agnieszka Niedzwiedz (125.9) vs Christine Stanley (128.6)*
Mizuki Inoue (115.1) vs. Lynn Alvarez (114.8)
Cindy Dandois (135.4) vs. Jessamyn Duke (135.9)
Megan Anderson (146) vs. Peggy Morgan (144.6)
Tessa Simpson (106) vs. Simona Soukupova (105.6)
Aspen Ladd (138.1)* vs. Jessica Hoy (135)
Sijara Eubanks (135) vs. AmberLynn Orr (135.2)
* Stanley and Ladd missed weight and opted not to weigh-in again, therefore they both were fined 25 percent of their purses