The 2 phoenix rising tournaments in Invicta Fighting Championships has enabled the promotion to build respective divisions geared towards young guns. in today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will meet a pacific whirlwind of fire looking to turn the heat up to championship level and take home the hardware at bantamweight and rule over all comers with her all for one or nothing grind-out style of punishment at just 24 years of age in the headliner of Phoenix Rising 3 on March 6 in the promotion’s sophomore event of 2020 on UFC Fight Pass from Memorial Hall with a one night eight women tournament to go along with the title clash and follow in the footsteps of fellow tournament winners Brianna Van Buren and Miranda Maverick as Invicta FC’S next young gun to earn greatness and secure a call up to the big leagues of the UFC in so doing.
A professional since May 2018 and representing The Base Vancouver, Lisa Verzosa owns an undefeated 5-0 record with all five of her victories as a professional coming via decision. Verzosa has spent the bulk of her tenure as a professional mixed martial artist with Invicta Fighting Championships. In her MMA debut at Invicta FC 29, she faced Sarah Kleczka and went on to defeat her via unanimous decision. Verzosa also defeated Kelly Clayton via majority decision at Cagesport 52. Then at Invicta FC 31, she defeated Shanna Young via split decision. At Invicta FC 35 Verzosa defeated Germany’s Katharina Lehner via unanimous decision.
In her next promotional appearance with Invicta Fighting Championship at Invicta FC 38, she took on Kerri Kenneson and defeated her via unanimous decision to pick up the fifth decision victory of her professional career. At phoenix rising 3 on March 6 she will face submission specialist and The Ultimate Fighter season 28 alumni Julija Stoliarenko for the Invicta FC bantamweight title. Good luck Lisa!