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Juliana “Ju Thai” Lima Invicta Debut

Gracie Barra Texas fighter Juliana “Ju Thai” Lima will be stepping back in the cage on May 3rd in Kansas City, this time for Invicta Fighting Championships. Invicta is holding an eight fighter tournament to determine a new Straw Weight Champion since the title was vacated by Virna Jandiroba, who moved onto fight for the UFC. The single-elimination tournament will feature one-round fights in the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds, however the final match will be a three-round affair to determine the tournament champion. The champion will have a maximum of five-rounds and three women to fight in order to earn the belt.

Juliana is a very dedicated student and coach, and is always looking to improve herself, which is something that goes without saying to everyone that sees her day in and day out. With the 115 Lb straw weight title on the line, “Ju Thai” is more fired up that ever before. For those student that have had the pleasure of training with her during the past couple of months know that she puts her heart into her training. Even the students who have merely seen her train can see that she is strictly business and is a professional in the truest sense of the word. Juliana first moved to Texas a few years ago in order to improve her training under Professor Draculino. In that time Juliana has had multiple UFC bouts all while also being a coach for the school. She has made herself a pillar in the schools environment and has integrated herself into a system to where she can improve at a more rapid pace. Juliana will be competing with all the support from her school, and ready to demonstrate her skill set on a world stage.

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