Invicta Fighting Championships has had numerous fighters make it to the big show. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will be introduced to a sizzling young gun looking to fan the flames of rivalry at UFC On ESPN Plus 10 on May 18 in the UFC’S first foray in Rochester. A professional since February 2015 and representing MMA Gold Fight Team, Aspen Ladd owns a perfect 7-0 record comprised of five knockouts, one submission and one decision. Prior to making her debut appearance with the UFC in 2017, Ladd competed with Invicta Fighting Championships. She has earned one Performance of the Night bonus in her tenure with the UFC so far. In her seven victories as a professional Ladd has managed to earn a finish in six of them.
In her MMA debut at Invicta FC 11, she defeated Anna Carolina Vidal via TKO in the first round. Ladd submitted Amanda Bobby Cooper in the second round via armbar at Invicta FC 14. Then in her next appearance with Invicta Fighting Championships at Invicta FC 16, she defeated Kelly McGill-Velasco via TKO in the third round. At Invicta FC 18 Ladd defeated Jessica Hoy via TKO in the second round. For her final appearance with Invicta Fighting Championships at Invicta FC 21 she defeated Sijara Eubanks via unanimous decision to earn her first decision victory as a professional.
In her debut outing with the UFC at UFN 118 in Poland, she defeated Lina Lansburg via TKO in the second round. For her second appearance with the UFC at UFC 229 she defeated fellow Invicta FC alumni Tonya Evinger via TKO in round one to secure back to back UFC wins. The win also earned Ladd the fifth knockout victory of her professional career and gave her the first Performance of the Night bonus of her UFC career in the process. It also extended her perfect streak to seven to begin her professional career. At UFC On ESPN Plus 10 on May 18, Ladd will face Sijara Eubanks for the second time in a women’s bantamweight battle. Good luck Aspen!