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Submission! Watch Julia Avila choke out bloodied Julija Stoliarenko at UFC Vegas 30

Julia Avila returned to the win column earlier today (Sat., June 26, 2021) at UFC Vegas 30 live on ESPN+ from inside UFC Apex in Las Vegas, Nevada, when the women’s bantamweight fighter finished veteran Julija Stoliarenko via third-round submission (rear-naked choke).

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Avila came out guns blazing like usual and rushed in for flurries of offense. Stoliarenko was game to exchange and landed some good punches of her own, but she started to get busted up pretty quickly. Avila would stay in control heading into the third and final frame when Stoliarenko tried to take the action to the ground. “Raging Panda” would end up in back control which is where she worked for the submission finish.

Check out the video highlights above courtesy of UFC/ESPN.

This is a major win for Avila who was coming off a decision loss to Sijara Eubanks back in Sept. 2020. The hard-nosed contender seems ready to make her push towards the top 10 as she digs her heels in as a full-time fighter.

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