Invicta FC has announced a unique talent-sharing deal with Pancrase, a premier Japanese promotion.
Through an October 10 press release, Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp said, “It’s an honor to be able to partner with Pancrase, one of MMA’s most storied promotions. Through our talent-sharing agreement, we hope to be able to capitalize on the wealth of female fighters being developed by both Invicta and Pancrase in a mutually beneficial way.”
Pancrase President Masakazu Sakai also commented, “from this partnership, the world’s best fighters from Invicta will get an opportunity to fight in Pancrase, and at the same time, Japanese fighters will get to experience fighting Invicta fighters that are at the world level.” President Sakai continued, “This might open the door for fans in Japan to see Japanese fighters under the Invicta contract, such as Mizuki and Hashi to fight in Japan as well. Both Invicta FC and Pancrase are currently on UFC Fight Pass, and by exchanging fighters, we are looking to increase opportunities for fighters to compete more often.”
It is not yet known when the deal will take effect.
Read the official press release here!
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