On Monday, InvictaFC vet Nicdali Rivera-Colonoc announced she had to had to withdraw from InvictaFC 5 due to a back injury. Colonac’s replacement will be England’s Simona Soukupova, who will drop to the atomweight division for the first time to take on Cassie Rodish.
Soukupova (3-2) is coming off a submission win over Elodie Puget in a 110 pound catchweight match this past November. She drew with fellow InvictaFC competitor Katja Kankaanpaa. This will be Soukupova’s second match in the states, after losing via decision to Felice Herrig at the XFC.
#6 ranked Rodish (4-3) is on a four fight win streak, including wins over Meghan Wright and Stephanie Frausto. A win would put her in the title hunt.
The event will take place at the Ameristar Casino in Kansas City, MO on April 5. Tickets are now on sale at InvictaFC.com. If you can’t make to Kansas City, will will stream on UStream for $8.
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