Nigerian Female MMA Champion Cpl Juliet Ukah Continues Unbeaten Streak with Victory Over Ugandan Opponent

In a thrilling display of skill and determination, Corporal Juliet Ukah, Nigeria’s rising female fighting sensation hailing from the Police College in Ikeja, achieved another impressive victory in the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). Competing in her home country for the first time in her MMA career, Ukah clashed with Eunice Akello of Uganda at the Enugu Mega Cage Fight, showcasing her prowess in the 66kg featherweight class bout.

Ukah, who leads the African Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC), entered the ring with an unblemished record of 4-0-0, seeking to extend her winning streak against her formidable opponent. With determination and skill, she delivered a dominating performance, overpowering Akello and securing a unanimous decision victory after three intense rounds. This triumph not only solidified Ukah’s unbeaten record at 5-0-0 but also reaffirmed her status as a force to be reckoned with in the MMA world.

Looking ahead, Ukah gears up for her next challenge scheduled for April 23rd, where she will face the number one contender in Africa EFC as part of her preparation for the highly anticipated strawweight title fight in June. Her relentless pursuit of excellence and commitment to her craft continue to earn her admiration and respect within the MMA community.

In addition to Ukah’s impressive victory, PC Njoku Chika of the Nigeria Police also delivered a stellar performance, securing a unanimous decision victory over compatriot Ozioma Orji in a pulsating three-round encounter. The event witnessed a total of 10 fighters showcasing their skills in five explosive bouts, including the participation of a Kenyan athlete.

The Mega Cage Fight event, held in collaboration with the Ministry of Sports Development, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, and Warrior Sports Championship, underscored the growing prominence of MMA in Nigeria and served as a platform for aspiring athletes to showcase their talent on the national stage. Ukah’s triumph further cements her position as a role model and inspiration for aspiring fighters across the continent, paving the way for a bright future in the world of MMA.

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