HomeBoxingReport – Amanda Ribas vs. Angela Hill within the works for UFC occasion on Could eighth. | FightBookMMA
Report – Amanda Ribas vs. Angela Hill within the works for UFC occasion on Could eighth. | FightBookMMA
April 5, 2021
Focused to make her first Octagon stroll since UFC 257 in January, Ribas had initially known as for a rescheduled affair with one other former Invicta FC titleholder, Michelle Waterson, nonetheless, the promotion seems to be leaning towards linking her with the ever-present, Hill.
36-year-old contender, Hill can also be anticipated to make her second Octagon stroll of the 12 months, following a return to the winner’s enclosure at UFC Vegas 21 halfway by way of March, the place she scored a second profession conquer two-time foe, Ashley Yoder. Information of the focused matchup was first reported by MMA Preventing reporters, Guilherme Cruz and Damon Martin.
A five-fight Octagon veteran, Minas Gerais native, Ribas dropped her first promotional blemish on the above-mentioned, Abu Dhabi, UAE occasion — struggling a second-round knockout loss to putting compatriot, Marina Rodirguez. The loss snapped a promotional-perfect four-fight run for Ribas.
The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Judo black belt holds a 10-2 skilled file, which incorporates Octagon triumphs over Emily Whitmire, multiple-time world Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion, Mackenzie Dern, Randa Markos, and a high-profile UFC 251 armbar win over now Naked Knuckle Preventing Championship characteristic, Paige VanZant.
A contestant on The Final Fighter 20 — Hill has loved an total sixteen-fight run within the UFC from her two-stints.
A former Invicta FC strawweight greatest, the Maryland took residence a unanimous choice win over Livia Renata Souza, earlier than lodging her sole profitable title defence in opposition to Kaline Medeiros.
With a file of 13-9 together with 5 knockout victories, Hill has bested the likes of Maryna Moroz, Jodie Esquibel, Ariane Carnelossi, Hannah Cifers, and Loma Lookboonmee.
The UFC Combat Night time occasion takes place on Could eighth. — with a high-stakes potential bantamweight title-eliminator between the streaking number-one ranked, Cory Sandhagen, and former two-time bantamweight champion, T.J. Dillashaw who makes his first Octagon outing since January of 2019.
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