01 Jan Invicta FC 41 weigh-in results: Janaisa Morandin misses the mark ahead of main event
Invicta FC 41 is official after the fighters on the card weighed in on Wednesday, but one of the main event competitors failed to hit the mark.
Janaisa Morandin tipped the scales at 116.9 pounds — .9 pounds over the limit for a non-title strawweight fight. As a result, Morandin will forfeit 25 percent of her purse to opponent Montserrat Ruiz, who came in at 114 pounds for the featured strawweight bout.
This will be Morandin’s fifth appearance in Invicta FC after previously facing off with opponents such as Virna Jandiroba and Livia Renata Souza, who both moved onto the join the UFC roster.
Ruiz will be making her first appearance since falling to UFC veteran Danielle Taylor in her most recent outing.
Another notable matchup on the six-fight card will feature the return of Invicta and Elite XC veteran Kaitlin Young in a featherweight matchup as she faces off with Latoya Walker.
The entire Invicta FC 41 card will air live on UFC Fight Pass on Thursday night starting at 8 p.m. ET.
Here are the full weigh-in results for Invicta FC 41:
Janaisa Morandin (116.9)* vs. Montserrat Ruiz (114)
Erin Blanchfield (125.5) vs. Brogan Sanchez (125.5)
Kaitlin Young (145.9) vs. Latoya Walker (144)
Kelly D’Angelo (115.7) vs. Itzel Esquivel (114.9)
Caitlin Sammons (124.6) vs. Claire Guthrie (125.9)
Natalya Speece (125.1) vs. Alexa Culp (124.8)
*Morandin missed weight, fined 25 percent of her purse.