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Invicta FC 49: Jessica Delboni set to defend atomweight belt against Jillian DeCoursey

Invicta FC 49 is set for the city of Hinton in Oklahoma on Sept. 28 with one slight change to the co-main event.

Kristina Williams has pulled out of the event with an injury and will be replaced by Phoenix Tournament participant Maiju Suotama (8-6-0). She will welcome Brazilian Ketlen Souza (11-3-0), who is making her Invicta debut.

The main event remains an atomweight title bout with Jessica Delboni (12-3-0) defending for the first time against Jillian DeCoursey (5-3-0). Delboni won the title earlier in January at Invicta FC 45, defeating Alesha Zappitella.

The full card is:

Atomweight Title: Jéssica Delboni vs. Jillian DeCoursey
Flyweight: Maiju Suotama vs. Ketlen Souza
Strawweight: Liz Tracy vs. Valesca Machado
Flyweight: Kaytlin Neil vs. Hannah Guy
Flyweight: Helen Peralta vs. Poliana Botelho
Bantamweight: Brittney Cloudy vs. Montserrat Rendon
Strawweight: Nadia Vera vs. Shauna Bannon

Invicta FC 49 will air on AXS TV in the United States and The Fight Network in Canada. It will live stream on the Invicta FC YouTube channel and Facebook page as well with the action beginning at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT.


Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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