Julia Avila To Face Julija Stoliarenko on March 20th UFC Card

Both looking to bounce back following a loss, Julia Avila and Julija Stoliarenko will compete on UFC’s March 20th card. The bout was first reported by Mike Heck of MMA Fighting on Tuesday.

The fight joins a lineup that does not have a confirmed location at the moment.

Avila took her first UFC loss in September, losing a decision to Sijara Eubanks. The loss came after two consecutive UFC wins, defeating Pannie Kianzad and Gina Mazany.

Stoliarenko, a former Invicta FC Bantamweight Champion, lost her return to the UFC in August against Yana Kunistkaya. The fight was Stoliarenko’s return to the promotion after fighting on the regional scene from 2019 to 2020.

The main event for UFC’s March 20th card is currently scheduled to be between Derek Brunson and Kevin Holland. Here’s the card as it stands right now.

Bout 5: Derek Brunson (21-7) vs. Kevin Holland (21-5) (Middleweight)

Bout 4: Max Griffin (16-8) vs. Song Kenan (16-5) (Welterweight)

Bout 3: Adrian Yanez (12-3) vs. Gustavo Lopez (12-5) (Bantamweight)

Bout 2: Cheyanne Buys (5-1) vs. Kay Hansen (7-4) (Strawweight)

Bout 1: Julia Avila (8-2) vs. Julija Stoliarenko (9-4-1) (Bantamweight)

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