An exciting bantamweight prospect is heading to the UFC.
Julia Avila is 6-1 in seven professional fights. Her sole loss came as a result of a finger injury sustained in the first round of her Invicta FC 29 fight with Marciea Allen.
She boasts wins over UFC bantamweight contender Marion Reneau, former UFC flyweight champion Nicco Montano on her resume.
Avila confirmed the news with an Instagram post, detailing that she has signed a four-fight deal.
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Hard work pays off. Blessed beyond words. Let’s make some noise #PandaNation #Repost @tkocombatsports with @get_repost ・・・ 💥BREAKING NEWS💥 @invictafc contender @ragingpandamma has officially signed a four fight deal with the @ufc! We are excited to see “Raging Panda” wreak havoc on the bantamweight division! #TEAMTKO@#MMA #UFC #WMMA #INVICTAFC #FIGHTER #FIGHTING #BJJ #BOXING #MUAYTHAI #RAGINGPANDAMMA #FIGHT #MARTIALARTS
‘Raging Panda’ was believed to be the next Invicta FC 135-pound title challenger, however, she will now shift her focus toward a different goal.
30-year-old Avila is an interesting and fun addition to the bantamweight division.
Who would you like to see Avila face in her debut?