Angela Hill to fight Emily Ducote at Dec. 3 UFC event


Angela Hill is staying busy as usual.

MMA Fighting’s Guilherme Cruz and Damon Martin confirmed with sources with knowledge of the matchup that Hill (14-12) is set to fight Emily Ducote (12-6) in a strawweight bout at the UFC’s upcoming Dec. 3 event, with a location still to be finalized.

The matchup was reported for the first time by MMA Junkie .

Hill — The No. 14 strawweight in MMA Fighting’s Global Rankings. She is competing for the third consecutive time in 2022 after a unanimous win over Lupita Gottinez in August. Since 2019, Hill has competed at least three times a year — logging four fights in both 2019 and 2020 — and she currently holds a 9-12 record in the UFC. Her recent win snapped a three-fight losing streak.

Ducote also won votes from multiple voters in the latest edition of the rankings. He made his UFC debut with an unanimous win over Jessica Penne (one-time UFC strawweight champion). It was the fourth straight win for Ducote, a former Invicta FC champion at 115 pounds and a Bellator title contender at 125 pounds.