Many of the great white north’s leading ladies have managed to warm up the stars and stripes while staying true to their Canadian roots like LFA fighter Melissa Croden. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will be introduced to the latest transplant whose thirst for winning no matter the price tag has made her tenure in Invicta Fighting Championships all the sweeter.
A professional mixed martial artist since June 2021 and representing Blitz MMA, Maria Djukic owns a 3-1 record with all of those wins coming via decision. She is 1-1 under the Invicta Fighting Championships banner. Djukic has two unanimous decision verdicts under her belt to go along with a single split decision win in four appearances over the course of her career as a professional MMA fighter. She fought in her home nation of Canada prior to debuting with Invicta Fighting Championships at Invicta FC 48 in July 2022. 100 percent of her victories during her time in the professional ranks have been via the scorecards.
In her MMA debut at BTC 10 Vancouver, she faced Jolinne Masionnueve and went on to defeat her via unanimous decision. Djukic defeated Clara Ricgnuolo via a split decision at Pallas Athena Women’s Fighting Championship 1. Then in her second outing with Invicta Fighting Championships in the opening bout of Invicta FC 54, Djukic defeated Fernanda Araujo via unanimous decision. The win secured Djukic the third decision victory of her professional career. She also picked up her first win under the Invicta FC banner in the process. At 29 years of age. Djukic is proof that you can be a late bloomer and still become a budding rose in a garden full of thorns!
Maria’s unanimous decision win in her second appearance with Invicta Fighting Championships against Fernanda Araujo at Invicta FC 54