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Ediane Gomes vs. Raquel Pa'aluhi added, Invicta FC 12 finalized

Esther Lin, Invicta FC

The Invicta 12 card has been rounded out.

Ediane Gomes will meet Raquel Pa'aluhi at Invicta FC 12 on April 24 in Kansas City, the promotion announced Thursday. Five other fights were also announced to finalize the slate.

Gomes (10-3), known for her man vs. woman bareknuckle fights in Brazil, is coming off a loss to Tonya Evinger at Invicta 8 last September. Before that, though, the American Top Team product had won four in a row. Gomes, 34, remains one of the most feared members of Invicta's bantamweight division.

Pa'aluhi (4-4) has won two straight, including a dominant unanimous decision over Kaitlin Young at Invicta 9 last November. The Hawaiian's three most recent losses have come against current ranked UFC fighters Amanda Nunes, Raquel Pennington and Sara McMann. Pa'aluhi, who trains out of Drysdale Jiu-Jitsu in Las Vegas, can carve out a spot for herself in the mix for the vacant 135-pound title with a win.

Also added to Invicta FC 12 undercard were: Lacey Shuckman vs. Jenny Liou, Cassie Rodish vs. Stephanie Skinner, Delaney Owen vs. Sharon Jacobson, Shannon Sinn vs. Maureen Riordon and Roma Pawelek vs. Sijara Ewbanks.

Invicta 12 is headlined by a strawweight title fight between champion Katja Kankaanpaa and Livia Renata Souza. The event will take place at Municipal Auditorium, Invicta's traditional home, and air live on UFC Fight Pass.

Here is the full card:

INVICTA FC 12 (April 24, UFC Fight Pass)

Katja Kankaanpaa vs. Livia Renata Souza

Roxanne Modafferi vs. Vanessa Porto

Amanda Bell vs. Faith Van Duin

Ediane Gomes vs. Raquel Pa'aluhi

Peggy Morgan vs. Latoya Walker

Lacey Shuckman vs. Jenny Liou

Cassie Rodish vs. Stephanie Skinner

Delaney Owen vs. Sharon Jacobson

Shannon Sinn vs. Maurren Riordon

Roma Pawele vs. Sijara Ewbanks

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