Report: Pearl Gonzalez vs. Erin Blanchfield Headlines Invicta FC 43


The Invicta FC flyweight title has been vacated after Vanessa Porto signed with Bellator, but the championship will get a new owner at Invicta FC 43 when Pearl Gonzalez faces Erin Blanchfield.

ESPN first reported the news.

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Gonzalez (10-5-0) has won four of six in Invicta FC, but she hasn’t earned a victory since October of last year. Gonzalez has previously challenged for the Invicta FC flyweight title, losing to the aforementioned Porto at Invicta FC 34. Gonzalez went winless during a two fight stint in the UFC, dropping bouts to Cynthia Calvillo and Poliana Botelho.

Blanchfield (6-1-0) has won five of six in Invicta FC, with notable victories coming over Brogan Walker-Sanchez and Kay Hansen. Blanchfield has suffered a single defeat in her professional MMA career and that came to Tracy Cortez at Invicta FC 34. Blanchfield has competed seven times as a professional MMA fighter and four of those bouts went the distance.

Invicta FC 43 is set for Friday, November 20 from the Police Athletic League in Kansas City, Kansas with Pearl Gonzalez and Erin Blanchfield headlining.

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