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Colleen Schneider replaces Melanie LaCroix, faces Irena Aldana at Invicta FC 11

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Colleen Schneider will face Irena Aldana at invicta FC 11 on Feb. 27 in Los Angeles, according to Invicta officials on Friday.

Schneider replaces Melanie LaCroix, who was forced out of the fight for undisclosed reasons.

Schneider (6-5), a former TUF 18 contestant, will make her Invicta FC debut at the event. She has won four of her past five fights.

Aldana (4-1) is returning to the Invicta cage for the first time since defeating Peggy Morgan via submission (rear-naked choke) at Invicta FC 8 this past September.

Chris Cyborg will defend her Invicta FC featherweight title against Charmaine Tweet in the main event.

The full Invicta FC 11 fight card is below.

Featherweight Title: Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino (12-1, 1 NC) vs. Charmaine Tweet (6-4)
Strawweight: Alexa Grasso (6-0) vs. Mizuki Inoue (8-3)
Strawweight: DeAnna Bennett (6-0) vs. Norma Rueda Center (3-1)
Bantamweight: Irene Aldana (4-1) vs. Colleen Schneider (6-5)
Strawweight: Jamie Moyle (1-0) vs. J.J. Aldrich (1-0)
Strawweight: Brianna Van Buren (3-1) vs. Amy Montenegro (5-1)
Flyweight: Christine Stanley (3-1) vs. Rachael Cummins (2-2)
Flyweight: Ana Carolina Vidal (0-0) vs. Aspen Ladd (0-0)

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