Recent UFC roster cut Angela Hill has signed with Invicta Fighting Championships. Promotion president Shannon Knapp has confirmed the news that Hill first released on her Twitter account.
“Happy to announce that I’ll be fighting for Invicta FC in the very near future. Big thanks to everyone for all the continuing support and new management Suckerpunch Entertainment for hooking it all up,” Hill said.
The UFC recently parted ways with Hill after she dropped back-to-back fights to Tecia Torres and Rose Namajunas. Hill participated in the 20th season of “The Ultimate Fighter” which was used to determine the promotion’s first women's strawweight champion. On the show, she was eliminated in the first round by eventual champion Carla Esparza.
After the reality show, Hill made her UFC debut against Emily Kagan. After three rounds, the judges awarded the victory to Hill. She left the UFC with a 2-2 overall professional record.
Invicta FC is the world’s premier women’s only promotion. Currently there are four former Invicta FC champions signed to the UFC, Esparza, Lauren Murphy, Jessica Penne and Michelle Waterson. The current strawweight champion in Livia Renata Souza.