The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and three times Bjj world champion Claudia Gadelha entered this fight with a pro mma record of 17-4-0 (53% finishing rate) and she is ranked as the No.9 women’s strawweight in the world. ‘Claudinha’ lost to Nina Ansaroff in 2018 but she came back to win against Randa Markos in 2019.
Her opponent, the former Invicta FC strawweight champ Angela Hill, has a record of 12-7-0 (42% ko/tko victory rate – she has never won via submission) and she entered as the No.16 in the same weight class. She was defeated by Yan Xiaonan last year but then she has won over Ariane Carnelossi, Hannah Cifers and Loma Lookboonmee. Gadelha vs Hill is on the undercard of Alistair Overeem vs Walt Harris – UFC on ESPN 8. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on ESPN 8: Overeem vs. Harris
Where: VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
Division: strawweight (115 lbs, 52 kg)
UFC on ESPN 8 fight card (main card):
Alistair Overeem vs Walt Harris
Claudia Gadelha vs Angela Hill
Edson Barboza vs Dan Ige
Krzysztof Jotko vs Eryk Anders
Marlon Vera vs Yadong Song
Hill’s next fight: Michelle Waterson vs Angela Hill
Gadelha’s next fight: Claudia Gadelha vs Xiaonan Yan
Gadelha vs Hill Fight Video:
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