Invicta FC sets up shop in the familiar confines of the Scottish Rite Temple in Kansas City for Invicta FC 31, which features a strawweight title defence between champion Virna Jandiroba (13-0-0) and Janaisa Morandin (10-1-0).
Kenai Andrews checks in with his thoughts on the card.
FACEBOOK PRELIM FIGHT
AUDREY DREW (1-0-0) vs. HOLLI SOLIZAR (1-0-0)
Andrews: These two are making their debuts and I was more impressed with Solizar at the weigh-ins.
Andrews Prediction: Holli Solizar via UD
HELEN PERALTA (2-0-0) VS. KAY HANSEN (2-1-0)
Andrews: Hansen is making her debut at 19 years old! The experience of Peralta should see her through.
Andrews Prediction: Helen Peralta via TKO
KELLY D’ANGELO (2-2-0) VS. LINDSEY VANDZANT (3-1-0)
Andrews: This one looks like it will go the distance and I’m going with Lindsey to score more points.
Andrews Prediction: Lindsey Vandzant via UD
MIRANDA MAVERICK (3-1-0) VS. VICTORIA LEONARDO (2-0-0)
Andrews: Maverick has the experience advantage, but Leonardo comes from LFA, no tomato can organization. Still, I expect Maverick to get the win.
Andrews Prediction: Miranda Maverick via TKO
MALLORY MARTIN (3-2-0) VS. ASHLEY NICOLS (3-2-0)
Andrews: Both fighters are coming off a loss and its pretty much a toss-up here. The Canadian will get the narrow victory.
Andrews Prediction: Ashley Nicols via SD
Shanna Young (4-0-0) vs. Lisa Spangler (2-0-0)
Andrews: Shanna Young should get another finish to her collection tonight.
Andrews Prediction: Shanna Young via TKO
PEARL GONZALEZ (8-3-0) VS. DAIANE FIRMINO (10-2-0)
Andrews: Pearl’s UFC experience should come in handy against the tough Firmino.
Andrews Prediction: Pearl Gonzalez via UD
VIRNA JANDIROBA (13-0-0) VS. JANAISA MORANDIN (10-1-0)
Andrews: The title will be defended successfully as I expect Jandiroba’s ruggedness to win out over five rounds.
Andrews Prediction: Virna Jandiroba via UD