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Jinh Yu Frey vs. Kay Hansen Added to UFC Fight Night Vegas on June 27th.

Mandatory Credit: Dave Mandel - Invicta FC & Invicta FC

The Invicta FC influx to the UFC continues. Former atomweight titleholder, Jinh Yu Frey has penned a deal with the promotion, along with Californian youngster, Kay Hansen – as the two prepare to meet this weekend at UFC Fight Night Vegas at the UFC APEX facility, in a strawweight pairing.

Frey, 35, returned to the winner’s enclosure in her last outing under the Invicta FC banner in February, taking a unanimous decision rematch win over Ashley Cummins after vacating her atomweight crown. 10th. Planet Jiu-Jitsu Fullerton trainee, Hansen has scored wins in her last two outings, taking a unanimous judging versus Liana Pirosin in March. News of the matching was first reported by MMA Junkie’sNolan King.

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Arkansas born veteran, Frey will make her fourteenth professional outing, five of which featured gold up for grabs. After a championship challenge loss to Ayaka Hamasaki back in September of 2016 – Frey finally secured atomweight spoils opposite Minna Grusandar in June 2018, before successfully defending the crown against the Finnish all-rounder in an immediate rematch.

Before her second career win over the above-mentioned, Cummins – Frey dropped her second loss to the aforementioned, Hamasaki – this time in a unanimous decision defeat when the two met last June, for RIZIN FF super atomweight spoils.

20-year-old prospect, Hansen began her professional career back in December of 2017 at 125-pounds, before making the drop to the strawweight limit of 115-pounds. Since her return to the division, the Californian has scored a 3-1 record. Notching wins over the previously noted, Pirosin, before submissions of Nicole Caliari, and an armbar of Sharon Jacobson. Hansen has so far utilised her Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu purple belt to nab three submission successes.

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