Angela Hill steps in to face Loma Lookboonmee at UFC Auckland

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ANGELA HILL
Angela Hill on her way to a second round stoppage at UFC Raleigh. Photo: Zuffa LLC via Getty Images.

Just two weeks after finishing Hannah Cifers at UFC Raleigh, Angela Hill will step up on short notice to face Loma Lookboonmee at UFC Auckland.

Hill (11-7) will replace Hannah Goldy on the 23 February card.

The New York native has competed 11 times with the UFC, building a record of six wins and seven losses. Her upcoming bout at UFC Auckland will be her sixth fight in 12 months.

The 24-year-old Loma is 4-1 in her MMA career. A multiple-time Muay Thai champion with over 200 bouts, Loma was the first Thailand-born athlete to sign with the UFC.

She made her UFC debut at UFC Fight Night 162 last October and earned a split-decision win over Aleksandra Albu.

In the main event of UFC Auckland no. 6 ranked lightweight Paul Felder meets no. 7 ranked lightweight Dan Hooker.

UFC Auckland now includes:

Paul Felder vs Dan Hooker
Jimmy Crute vs Michal Oleksiejczuk
Karolina Kowalkiewicz vs Yan Xiaonan
Ben Sosoli vs Marcos Rogério de Lima
Brad Riddell vs Magomed Mustafaev
Kevin Aguilar vs Zubaira Tukhugov

Prelims

Jamie Mullarkey vs Jalin Turner
Jake Matthews vs Emil Weber Meek
Callan Potter vs Song Kenan
Kai Kara-France vs Tyson Nam
Loma Lookboonmee vs Angela Hill
Maki Pitolo vs Takashi Sato
Rachel Ostovich vs Shana Dobson

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