The UFC is returning to Florida.
The promotion has settled on Orlando for its upcoming UFC Battle Evening scheduled for Dec. 3 at a soon-to-be-finalized venue, per a report from Nolan King of MMA Junkie. That is the primary go to to town in practically three years, with UFC on FOX: Emmett vs. Stephens being the newest providing.
Additionally reported by King was a brand new addition to the occasion, a strawweight battle between Angela Hill and Emily Ducote. Each girls have confirmed the report on their respective social media accounts.
Hill returned to the win column with a unanimous determination over Lupita ‘Crazy’ Godínez at UFC San Diego in August. ‘Overkill’ was beforehand on a three-fight skid that noticed her come up quick towards Tecia Torres, Amanda Lemos and Virna Jandiroba. Recognized for being one of the lively fighters on the roster, Hill stays true to the excellence as she is now set for her third look this 12 months.
Ducote joined the UFC following her temporary reign as Invicta FC strawweight champion. ‘Gordinha’ received the then-vacant championship with a ‘KO of the Yr’ contender towards Daniel Taylor at Invicta FC 44. She adopted that up with a profitable protection over Alesha Zappitella, who she defeated through second-round TKO at Invicta FC 47 this previous Might. The 28-year-old debuted within the UFC towards Jessica Penne at UFC Lengthy Island and earned a unanimous determination.
Hill and Ducote are ranked at No. 12 and No. 13 within the division, respectively.
UFC Orlando now has 9 confirmed fights. Right here is the up to date line-up:
- Derek Brunson vs. Jack Hermansson
- Tracy Cortez vs. Amanda Ribas
- Matheus Nicolau vs. Matt Schnell
- Eryk Anders vs. Kyle Daukaus
- Francis Marshall vs. Marcelo Rojo
- Natan Levy vs. Genaro Valdez
- Marc Diakiese vs. Michael Johnson
- Clay Guida vs. Scott Holtzman
- Angela Hill vs. Emily Ducote