A females’s strawweight spell in between a set of recent competitors is being targeted for May.

Amanda Ribas (10-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) vs. Angela Hillside (13-9 Mixed Martial Arts, 8-9 UFC) is prepared for UFC on ESPN 24, which happens Might 8 with a major card on ESPN. An area and also location have actually not been announced for the event.

Two individuals with knowledge of the scheduling validated the competition to MMA Junkie on Monday following a preliminary report from Mixed Martial Arts Battling. The individuals spoke on problem of anonymity due to the fact that the UFC has not yet made a formal news of the battle, and also one said UFC on ESPN 24 is the targeted occasion– but that the spell may wind up being behind that.

Ribas won her initial four fights in the UFC versus Emily Whitmire, Mackenzie Dern, Randa Markos and also Paige Vanzant, the latter of which was a flounder to flyweight. In January, she relocated back to strawweight, but endured a second-roundn TKO loss to Marina Rodriguez on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi– her initial obstacle in greater than five years.

Hillside returned in the win column simply a couple of weeks ago with an unanimous decision over Ashely Yoder. Prior to that, she had a three-fight winning touch suppressed with back-to-back split choice losses to Claudia Gadelha and Michelle Waterson. The Waterson round was a $50,000 “Battle of the Evening” winner, which was Hillside’s initial post-fight reward because her go back to the UFC from Invicta FC in 2017.

With the enhancement, the UFC on ESPN 24 lineup now includes:

  • Cory Sandhagen vs. T.J. Dillashaw
  • Donald Cerrone vs. Diego Sanchez
  • Zarrukh Adashev vs. Ryan Benoit
  • Julianna Pena vs. TBA
  • Maurice Greene vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima
  • Christian Aguilera vs. Carlston Harris
  • Francisco Figueredo vs. Jimmy Flick
  • Roxanne Modafferi vs. Taila Santos
  • Tafon Nchukwi vs. Jun Yong Park
  • Damir Hadzovic vs. Nikolas Motta
  • Philipe Lins vs. Ben Rothwell
  • Angela Hill vs. Amanda Ribas