Kansas City, Mo. — Flyweight division be warned.
Invicta Fighting Championships has signed Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Sijara Eubanks to its ever-expanding roster of 125-pound fighters.
The Team Lloyd Irvin product has amassed two submissions in her brief amateur career, but the multiple-time IBJJF champion is ready for her professional debut in 2015.
“It’s crazy, I’m so happy to be fighting for Invicta,” Eubanks. “I’ve been working my butt for the last six years, making sacrifices, training hard and it’s finally coming to fruition. I can’t wait to jump in there and fight.”
The experience Eubanks has earned on the grappling mats is something she expects to aid her in professional career.
“Grappling is a major component of MMA and jiu-jitsu is a very valuable skill set to have; control, scrambling ability, submissions, etc. I believe I have some of the best jiu-jitsu in the game and my style will transition well,” she proclaimed.
The Springfield, Mass. native is anxious to put her stamp on the flyweight division.
“I’m here to bring it. It’s going to be exciting, it’s going to be aggressive, it’s gonna be fun to watch and I can’t wait to put on a show,” she declared. “I’m coming for that belt and whoever I need to fight to get it. ”
About Invicta FC:
Invicta Fighting Championships is a world championship, all-pro mixed martial arts (MMA) fight series dedicated to providing female athletes with a major platform to hone their skills on a consistent basis. Founded in 2012 by longtime MMA executive Shannon Knapp, Invicta is committed to pioneering the future growth of women’s MMA by promoting the best possible match-ups between female competitors and identifying and developing future superstars of the sport. For more information, visit InvictaFC.com, follow Invicta on Twitter (@InvictaFights) and like Invicta on Facebook (Facebook.com/InvictaFights).