Megan Anderson makes weight for Invicta FC debut

Gold Coast based fighter Megan Anderson has successfully made weight for her Invicta Fighting Championships debut.

The event takes place at the Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, USA on Saturday night (Sunday morning Australian time) and will be streamed live via UFC Fight Pass.

Anderson (4-1) weighed in at 145.1 pounds (65.8 kgs) for her featherweight bout against Cindy Dandois (5-2) from Belgium. Dandois came in slightly heavier at 145.6 pounds (66.0 kgs).

Video: Invicta FC 14 Weigh-In

The Invicta FC bantamweight title fight between Tonya Evinger and Pannie Kianzad will now be a non-title affair after both had difficulties in making the 135 pound limit (61.2 kgs).

  • Tonya Evinger (135 lbs/61.2 kgs) vs. Pannie Kianzad (136.7 lbs/62.0 kgs)*
  • Katja Kankaanpaa (115.6 lbs/52.4 kgs) vs. DeAnna Bennett (117.4 lbs/53.2 kgs)*
  • Roxanne Modafferi (124.9 lbs/56.6 kgs) vs. Mariana Morais (125.9 lbs/57.1 kgs)
  • Rachael Ostovich (125.8 lbs/57.0 kgs) vs. Andrea Lee (125 lbs/56.6 kgs)
  • Cindy Dandois (145.6 lbs/66.0 kgs) vs. Megan Anderson (145.1 lbs/65.8 kgs)
  • Jamie Moyle (115.6 lbs/52.4 kgs) vs. Sharon Jacobson (116 lbs/52.6 kgs)
  • Jinh Yu Frey (105.8 lbs/47.9 kgs) vs. Liz McCarthy (105.4 lbs/47.8 kgs)
  • J.J. Aldrich (115.7 lbs/52.4 kgs) vs. Rosa Acevedo (118.2 lbs/53.6 kgs)*
  • Aspen Ladd (125.7 lbs/57.0 kgs) vs. Amanda Bobby Cooper (125.1 lbs/56.7 kgs)
  • Rachel Wiley (155 lbs/70.3 kgs) vs. Felicia Spencer (155.3 lbs/70.4 kgs)

*Fighters failed to make weight. Fofeit 25 percent of their purse

Started Martial Arts training after watching Mr Miyagi and Daniel-son in Karate Kid back in 1987. By the time MMA arrived many years later, I was hooked. Coverage of local MMA was via scarce posts on forums like the Underground and Sherdog. I embarked on covering the sport in 2002 and since then have written thousands of articles for both print and online media, before branching out and starting Fight News Australia in 2010. Outside the site, I dream of riding in an F1 car.

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