The main card of UFC Fight Night in Houston, Texas got off to a great start with an exciting matchup between two rising stars in the strawweight division.
No. 5-ranked Jessica Andrade is on her way to the top of the division but standing in her way in the 115-pound Invicta FC champion Angela Hill. Hill is making her return to the UFC following her time on The Ultimate Fighter, and then fighting for Invicta FC. These two ladies were ready to bring the heat to Texas.
Straight out of the gate Hill stays to the outside, choosing not to touch gloves with Andrade. They both take a few moments to feel the other out before stepping in to exchange. Hill is the first to make contact as she lands a few kicks and punches to the body of Andrade. Andrade rallies toward Hill with some big punches and gets her up against the fence. Hill with some good kicks and knees, but it is Andrade that has the power and keeps trapping Hill against the fence. They make it to the second after some great exchanges in the first.