Evolve WMMA Show hosted by Shelley Devine | Danni McCormack - Ready for Action
Invicta FC’s First Irish Champion Ready for Action
Danni McCormack, boasting an impressive 7-2 record in the Strawweight 115 lbs category and holding the #1 rank, is gearing up for a monumental bout. She's set to make her first title defense as the Invicta FC Strawweight Champion, facing off against Polish powerhouse Karolina “Polish Assassin” Wójcik (11-3). Both warriors displayed their mettle at Invicta FC 52 in March 2023, where McCormack clinched the title and became the promotion’s first Irish champion. Wójcik earned her shot at the title by defeating Ediana Silva, setting the stage for a historic showdown in Boston at Invicta 54.
A Night of History in New England MMA
This matchup isn’t just a title fight; it’s a historic moment for New England MMA, being featured in the first all-female card. The fighters will take center stage at the Citizens House of Blues in Boston on October 27th, thanks to Shannon Knapp and the Invicta team.
From Dublin to the World Stage
McCormack, a Dublin native and a proud member of SBG with teammates like Dee Begley and under the coaching of John Kavanagh, has risen through the ranks to become the first Irish World Champion in Invicta FC. Her emotional post-fight interview after defeating Valesca Machado encapsulated her journey and determination, proudly proclaiming, “Wake up Ireland, you have a new world champ!”
Overcoming Doubts and Embracing the Champion’s Mindset
Danni’s journey to the top hasn’t been without its challenges. She’s candidly shared her inner battles, from doubting her worthiness of the title to overcoming imposter syndrome after her first pro fight loss. However, she’s learned to navigate these mental hurdles, understanding the importance of patience, self-belief, and resilience.
A Journey of Redemption and Self-Discovery
Before stepping into the MMA world, McCormack was immersed in Equestrian sports. However, a series of realizations and a serendipitous encounter through a dating app introduced her to MMA, changing her life’s trajectory. Now, as she prepares for her title defense, she’s not just defending a belt; she’s showcasing her evolution as a world champion and a warrior.
Rematch and Redemption: Facing Karolina Wójcik Again
This title defense is not just another fight for McCormack; it’s a rematch and a chance for redemption. Having faced Wójcik as an amateur and experiencing a loss, McCormack is ready to prove her growth and showcase her champion’s spirit.
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