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Amanda Ribas vs. Angela Hill targeted for UFC event on May 8 – MMA Root

The UFC is planning a showdown between Amanda Ribas and Angela Hill on May 8, many people knowing about the news told MMA Fighting. Sources noted that the contracts have not yet been published, but both parties have verbally agreed.

The UFC Fight Night show will be directed between Cory Sandhagen and TJ Dillashaw at a location yet to be announced.

Ribas (10-2) will enter Brazilian 115-pound Marina Rodriguez in a second round knockout defeat for the first time since his first octagon defeat in January.

Ribas won 4-0 in previous UFC matches against Paige VanZant, Randa Markos, Mackenzie Dern and Emily Whitmire.

Hill (13-9) last fought in March, defeating Ashley Yoder at UFC Vegas 21 by deciding to return to Claudia Gadelha and Michelle Waterson from their close-split decision defeat.

“Overkill”, a former Invicta FC welterweight champion, 7-7 in the second UFC run with wins like Maryna Moroz, Loma Lookboonmee and Hannah Cifers.

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