Promotion officials recently announced the contest will headline Invicta FC 38, which takes place Nov. 1 at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. The full card streams live on UFC Fight Pass.
Brazil’s Porto currently boasts a three-fight winning streak, a run that includes a technical decision win over Pearl Gonzalez in February to claim a then-vacant belt. She now faces Rodriguez, who picked up decision wins over Milan Dudieva in February and DeAnna Bennett in June to claim a flyweight tournament win and earn a shot at the belt.
The Invicta FC 38 lineup currently includes:
MAIN CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 8 p.m. ET)
Champ Vanessa Porto vs. Karina Rodriguez – for flyweight title
Kanako Murata vs. Emily Ducote – for vacant strawweight title
Cynthia Arceo vs. Mallory Martin
Maiju Suotama vs. Shanna Young
Kerri Kenneson vs. Lisa Verzosa
Shaianna Rincon vs. opponent TBA
Serena DeJesus vs. Taneisha Tennant
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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