tecia torres, angela hill

Tecia Torres (left) and Angela Hill (right) square off at the weigh ins ahead of their fight in 2015.

Tecia Torres and Angela Hill to rematch at UFC 256

Tecia Torres and Angela Hill are set to rematch at UFC 256 on Dec. 12. MMA Junkie was first to report the news

The two strawweights previously fought five years ago at UFC 188 in which Torres picked up a unanimous decision victory.

Torres (11-5) is coming off a win in June against Brianna Van Buren. The win snapped a four-fight losing streak for “The Tiny Tornado.” Those four losses came against world class talent as she fell to Jessica Andrade, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Zhang Weili and Marina Rodriguez.

Tecia Torres snaps four-fight losing streak by defeating Brianna Van Buren
Tecia Torres lands a kick against Brianna Van Buren in June of 2020. Torres won the fight by unanimous decision.

Hill (12-9) is coming off back-to-back losses to Claudia Gadelha and Michelle Waterson. Both of those losses were close and Hill ended up on the losing end of the split decisions. Hill is known for being an active fighter and this fight will mark her fifth of 2020.

Michelle Waterson, UFC Vegas 10
Angela Hill (left) and Michelle Waterson (right) embrace following their UFC Vegas 10 main event. Waterson won the fight by split decision.

There is no official location for UFC 256, but the event is expected to take place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.

The current UFC 256 fight card is listed below:

Amanda Nunes (c) vs. Megan Anderson (UFC women’s featherweight title fight)
Petr Yan (c) vs. Aljamain Sterling  (UFC bantamweight title fight)
Mackenzie Dern vs. Virna Jandiroba
Ronaldo Souza vs. Marvin Vettori
Dwight Grant vs. Li Jingliang
Angela Hill vs. Tecia Torres

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