All Canadian Matchup Featured in Invicta FC December 7


Julia Budd

Julia Budd

Today, Invicta Fighting Championships announced that two Canadian Featherweights will faceoff on December 7 as Julia Budd will take on Charmaine Tweet on the Invicta 7 card. The fight, along with three Invicta world title fights, will take place at the Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City in Kansas.

Port Moody, British Columbia’s Julia Budd (5-2) is unbeaten in three fights at Invicta. Most recently, “The Jewel” submitted Mollie Estes in the third round at Invicta 5 in April. Budd has also finished Elina Nilsson and Danielle West since losing to current UFC Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in Strikeforce.

Like Budd, Charmaine Tweet (4-3) is also on a three fight winning streak. In her last MMA action, the Regina, Saskatchewan fighter caught Amanda Bell in a first round choke. “Not So Sweet” has also beaten Sy Jewett and Puja Kadia since starting her MMA career with a 1-3 record.

The Invicta 7 card will also feature three world title fights. The main event will feature Flyweight champion Barb Honchak taking on Leslie Smith. The semi-main event will see Carla Esparza defending her Strawweight title against undefeated fighter, and former Fight Xchange cast member, Claudia Gadelha. The vacant Invicta Bantamweight title will see Lauren Murphy take on Miriam Nakamaoto.

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