Amanda Ribas previews her UFC Vegas 26 fight against Angela Hill

Amanda Ribas is ready to step back inside of the octagon.

Ribas (10-2) will fight the extremely active Angela Hill (13-9) on the main card of UFC Vegas 26 on May 8.

The fight will mark the second fight for Ribas in 2021. Earlier this year in January at UFC 257, Ribas suffered her first UFC loss to Marina Rodriguez. Prior to the loss, Ribas won her first four UFC outings, which included victories over fan favorite Paige VanZant and rising contender Mackenzie Dern.

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<em><strong>Amanda Ribas weighs in for her fight against Emily Whitmire in June 2019 PhotoCred FanSided<strong><em>

Ahead of her UFC Vegas 26 fight, Ribas spoke to MyMMANews about her upcoming bout. She discussed Hill as an opponent, the decision to do her training camp in her home country of Brazil and fighting in Las Vegas for the first time in her UFC career.

Aside from the fight, Ribas opened up about her UFC 257 loss and how she wants to stay active in 2021.

You can watch her full interview in the video above.

A full list of fights announced for UFC Vegas 26 are listed below:

Cory Sandhagen vs. T.J. Dillashaw
Donald Cerrone vs. Diego Sanchez
Ben Rothwell vs. Philipe Lins
Amanda Ribas vs. Angela Hill
Neil Magny vs. Geoff Neal
Diego Ferreira vs. Gregor Gillespie
Ryan Benoit vs. Zarrukh Adashev
Maurice Greene vs. M. Rogério de Lima
C. Aguilera vs. Carlston Harris
Tafon Nchukwi vs. Jun Yong Park
Nikolas Motta vs. Damir Hadžović
Mike Trizano vs. Ľudovít Klein
F. Figueiredo vs. JP Buys

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