Invicta FC has been sold to Anthem Sports & Entertainment Inc, which notably owns AXS TV (formerly HDNet for old time MMA fans), Fight Network, and IMPACT Wrestling. Starting on May 21st with Invicta FC 44, events will be broadcast on AXS TV in the United States, Fight Network in Canada, and AXS TV NOW outside of North America.
“This is a huge moment for Invicta and for women in the sport,’ Invicta FC president Shannon Knapp said in a press release. “Invicta FC was founded to give female mixed martial artists a platform where they could compete and prove the doubters wrong. Now, as part of the Anthem portfolio and with shows on national television for the first time, Invicta’s platform will be bigger than ever, and more people will have the opportunity to see the world’s elite female athletes compete. With Anthem’s backing, it’s going to be easier than ever for our fans to catch all the Invicta action and for new fans to find out exactly why Invicta is one of the world’s most exciting fight promotions.”