Courtney King Replacing Stephanie Egger At Invicta FC 25


Stephanie Egger has suffered an undisclosed injury and has been pulled from Invicta FC 25, replacing her against Yaya Rincon is going to be Courtney King.

Rincon (1-0-0) made her Invicta FC debut at Invicta FC 23 earlier this year, defeating Brooksie Bayard by unanimous decision. Rincon also went undefeated during her two fight stint as an amateur MMA fighter, defeating the duo of Bellator MMA veteran Brooke Mayo and Michelle Gama. Rincon fought just one time in the last two-plus years, with her pro MMA debut at Invicta FC 23 being that fight.

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King (1-0-0) made her professional MMA debut earlier this year at Legacy Fighting Alliance 14, defeating Colbey Northcutt by second round TKO. King went winless during her entire run as an amateur MMA fighter, with all three losses coming by way of decision. King is going to be fighting for the second time this year, which is the first time she has competed twice in a calendar year as a pro or as an amateur.

Invicta Fighting Championships 25 takes place on Thursday, August 31 from the Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino in Lemoore, California with Raquel Pa’aluhi and Yana Kunitskaya headlining. Fightful is providing live coverage of the event, which streams live on UFC Fight Pass.

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