At UFC 256 on Dec. 12, two longtime users of the UFC’s 115-pound division, Hill (12-9 MMA, 7-9 UFC) and Torres (11-5 MMA, 7-5 UFC), will meet up with in a rematch of their clash from extra than 5 years in the past.
Numerous folks with expertise of the matchup just lately educated MMA Junkie of the scheduling but requested to continue to be anonymous since the marketing has still to make an formal announcement.
Even though no official announcement has been built, UFC 256 is expected to acquire place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas with a major card on spend-for every-watch following prelims on a mix of ESPN and ESPN+.
The initial battle in between Hill and Torres took position in Oct 2015 at UFC 188, which was the UFC’s initially occasion in Mexico. That night time, Torres conquer Hill by unanimous determination.
Given that that struggle, Hill has gone 10-8 and briefly was slice from the UFC just before re-signing with the marketing in early 2017 soon after a stint as Invicta FC’s strawweight winner. Torres has absent 5-5 in 10 UFC appearances given that their initial matchup.
Hill will search to rebound from back again-to-again break up determination losses to Michelle Waterson and Claudia Gadelha. Torres will be seeking to flip a the latest earn about Brianna van Buren into a successful streak.
With the addition, the UFC 256 lineup incorporates:
- Amanda Nunes vs. Megan Anderson – for UFC women’s featherweight title
- Petr Yan vs. Aljamain Sterling – for UFC bantamweight title
- Mackenzie Dern vs. Virna Jandiroba
- Ronaldo Souza vs. Marvin Vettori
- Dwight Grant vs. Li Jingliang
- Angela Hill vs. Tecia Torres