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Barb Honchak, left, continued her winning ways, taking (Credit: Invicta FC/Esther Lin)

Barb Honchak, left, continued her winning ways, taking a unanimous decision from top-ranked Aisling Daly at Invicta FC 3 in Kansas City, Kan. (Oct. 6, 2012)

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Photos from Invicta Fighting Championships 3 in Kansas City, Kan., on Oct. 6, 2012.

Julia Budd, left, faces off with Danielle West
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Julia Budd, left, faces off with Danielle West at weigh-ins for Invicta FC 3 in Kansas City, Kan. (Oct. 5, 2012)

Michelle Waterson, left, aka “The Karate Hottie,” made
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Michelle Waterson, left, aka “The Karate Hottie,” made her Invicta FC debut against Lacey Schuckman in an atomweight bout at Invicta FC 3 in Kansas City, Kan. (Oct. 5, 2012)

Undefeated Cat Zingano, left, at weigh-ins against bantamweight
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Undefeated Cat Zingano, left, at weigh-ins against bantamweight opponent Raquel Pennington at Invicta FC 3 in Kansas City, Kan. (Oct. 5, 2012)

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Submission experts Tara LaRosa, left, and Vanessa Porto
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Submission experts Tara LaRosa, left, and Vanessa Porto will meet in a flyweight bout at Invicta FC 3 in Kansas City, Kan. (Oct. 5, 2012)

After making a splash debut for Invicta FC
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After making a splash debut for Invicta FC in July, rising star Barb Honchak, left, is back to face a colorful, top-ranked Aisling Daly in a flyweight bout at Invicta FC 3 in Kansas City, Kan. (Oct. 5, 2012)

Bantamweight rivals Kaitlin Young, left, and Leslie Smith
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Bantamweight rivals Kaitlin Young, left, and Leslie Smith will throw down for the second time this year at Invicta FC 3 in Kansas City, Kan. (Oct. 5, 2012)

Submission wizard Shayna Baszler, left, and rising star
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Submission wizard Shayna Baszler, left, and rising star Sarah D’Alelio clowned around with each other on stage after weighing in at 134.5 pounds and 135 pounds, respectively, for their bantamweight co-main event at Invicta FC 3 in Kansas City, Kan. (Oct. 5, 2012)

Atomweight superstars Jessica Penne, left, and Naho Sugiyama
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Atomweight superstars Jessica Penne, left, and Naho Sugiyama will collide in the main event and first-ever Invicta FC world championship bout at Invicta FC 3 in Kansas City, Kan. (Oct. 5, 2012)

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Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp unveiled the atomweight
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Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp unveiled the atomweight championship belt at weigh-ins for Invicta FC 3 in Kansas City, Kan. (Oct. 5, 2012)

Julia Budd, top, drops a crushing left hand
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Julia Budd, top, drops a crushing left hand on Danielle West en route to a first-round TKO at Invicta FC 3: Penne vs. Sugiyama at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson, left, tags Lacey
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Michelle “The Karate Hottie” Waterson, left, tags Lacey Schuckman with a front kick to the face. Waterson won by majority decision at Invicta FC 3 in Kansas City, Kan. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Cat Zingano, bottom, extended her perfect record to
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Cat Zingano, bottom, extended her perfect record to 7-0 by choking out Raquel Pennington in the second round at Invicta FC 3 in Kansas City, Kan. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Vanessa Porto, right, lands a right hand on
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Vanessa Porto, right, lands a right hand on Tara LaRosa in the midst of a dominant performance that earned Porto a unanimous decision win at Invicta FC 3 in Kansas City, Kan. (Oct. 6, 2012)

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Barb Honchak, left, continued her winning ways, taking
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Barb Honchak, left, continued her winning ways, taking a unanimous decision from top-ranked Aisling Daly at Invicta FC 3 in Kansas City, Kan. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Shayna “The Queen of Spades” Baszler, top, put
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Shayna “The Queen of Spades” Baszler, top, put forth another brilliant performance in the bantamweight co-main event, using her slick ground game to choke out Sarah “The Monster” D’Alelio in the second round of the co-main event at Invicta FC 3 in Kansas City, Kan. (Oct. 6, 2012)

From her back, Jessica Penne (bottom) sets up
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From her back, Jessica Penne (bottom) sets up a finishing triangle choke on Naho Sugiyama in the atomweight (105 pounds) championship main event at Invicta FC 3 in Kansas City, Kan. (Oct. 6, 2012)

Penne becomes the first-ever Invicta FC world champion
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Penne becomes the first-ever Invicta FC world champion at atomweight. (Oct. 6, 2012)

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