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Jessica Penne vs. Juliana Lima Set for May

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Former InvictaFC atomweight champion Jessica Penne loos to continue her run in the UFC as she takes on Juliana Lima at UFC Fight Night 67 in Goiania, Brazil. Lima announced the fight on her instagram account Sunday.

Penne (12-2) made the semi-finals of the TUF 20 starwweight championship tournament losing to tournament winner Carla Esparza. Penne defeated Lisa Eliis and Aisling Daly on TUF 20.

Penne would defeat Randa Markos by split decision in what was a match of the year candidate in December.

Brazilian Lima (7-2) is coming off a win over Nina Ansaroff this past November. Her only losses are to the two world strawweight champions – UFC champ Joanna Jędrzejczyk and InvictaFC champ Katja Kankaanpaa.

The match will air on Fox Sports 1.

 

Nina Ansaroff Signs to the UFC – Faces Juliana Lima in Debut

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InvictaFC flyweight title contender Nina Ansaroff is the latest to sign to the UFC.

Ansaroff will drop to strawweight and make her promotional debut against fellow InvictaFC vet Juliana Lima at UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Brazil November 8th.

Having come off a knockout win over Munah Holland, Ansaroff (6-3) has won five straight, all finishes. A long time training partner of UFC fighter Amanda Nunes, she is familiar with fighting in Brazil. Ansaroff also tried out for the Ultimate Fighter 20.

Lima (6-2) is coming off a decision loss to Joanna Jedrzejczyk in their UFC debuts. Her only other loss is to current InvictaFC champion Katja Kankaanpaa.

The match is expected to be on the preliminary card, which will air on Fox Sports 1 November 8.