Tecia Torres wants top-five fight after Angela Hill rematch: 'My time is coming'

HOUSTON – Tecia Torres beat Angela Hill with a unanimous decision Saturday on the main card at UFC 265 in Houston. Take a look inside the fight with Torres, who picked up her third straight win on the heels of a four-fight skid. Angela Hill vs. Tecia Torres Result: Tecia Torres def. Angela Hill via unanimous decision decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)Updated records: Torres (13-5 MMA, 9-5 UFC), Hill (13-10 MMA, 8-10 UFC) (UD)Key stat: Of Torres’ last five losses, four have been to eventual women’s strawweight champions: Rose Namajunas, Jessica Andrade, Joanna Jedrzejczjk and Weili Zhang, plus Marina Rodriguez, who at the time had never lost a fight. Torres on the fight's key moment Aug 7, 2021; Houston, Texas, USA; Tecia Torres (red gloves) fights Angela Hill (blue gloves) during UFC 265 at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports “It’s weird that people say I’m a wrestler – I’m really not. I’m a striker. I come from a karate background. I’m just really happy I was able to throw in my hook kicks, my spin kicks, my side kicks. … My front hook kick landed a few times, and I was really happy with that.” Torres on a possibly injured right hand Aug 7, 2021; Houston, Texas, USA; Tecia Torres (red gloves) fights Angela Hill (blue gloves) during UFC 265 at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports “I pretty much said f*ck it and I had a fight. I wanted to win the fight. You’re going to get hurt in a fight – it’s bound to happen.” Torres on what she wants next “As long as my hand is fine, I want to fight again. Another fight this year would make me really happy. I’d love to fight someone in the top five – I think it makes sense. And then a four-fight winning streak, I think I’d be up there to fight for the title. I’ve been in this division a long time. I’ve fought every single champion in my division, never backing down. So I think my time is coming.” To hear more from Torres, check out the video of the full post-fight interview above. Gallery Tecia Torres def. Angela Hill at UFC 265: Best photos view 29 images Gallery UFC 265: Best photos from Houston view 109 images Gallery UFC 265: Official scorecards from Houston view 26 images

Tecia Torres wants top-five fight after Angela Hill rematch: 'My time is coming'

HOUSTON – Tecia Torres beat Angela Hill with a unanimous decision Saturday on the main card at UFC 265 in Houston.

Take a look inside the fight with Torres, who picked up her third straight win on the heels of a four-fight skid.

Angela Hill vs. Tecia Torres

Result: Tecia Torres def. Angela Hill via unanimous decision decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Updated records: Torres (13-5 MMA, 9-5 UFC), Hill (13-10 MMA, 8-10 UFC) (UD)
Key stat: Of Torres’ last five losses, four have been to eventual women’s strawweight champions: Rose Namajunas, Jessica Andrade, Joanna Jedrzejczjk and Weili Zhang, plus Marina Rodriguez, who at the time had never lost a fight.

Torres on the fight's key moment

Aug 7, 2021; Houston, Texas, USA; Tecia Torres (red gloves) fights Angela Hill (blue gloves) during UFC 265 at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

“It’s weird that people say I’m a wrestler – I’m really not. I’m a striker. I come from a karate background. I’m just really happy I was able to throw in my hook kicks, my spin kicks, my side kicks. … My front hook kick landed a few times, and I was really happy with that.”

Torres on a possibly injured right hand

Aug 7, 2021; Houston, Texas, USA; Tecia Torres (red gloves) fights Angela Hill (blue gloves) during UFC 265 at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

“I pretty much said f*ck it and I had a fight. I wanted to win the fight. You’re going to get hurt in a fight – it’s bound to happen.”

Torres on what she wants next

“As long as my hand is fine, I want to fight again. Another fight this year would make me really happy. I’d love to fight someone in the top five – I think it makes sense. And then a four-fight winning streak, I think I’d be up there to fight for the title. I’ve been in this division a long time. I’ve fought every single champion in my division, never backing down. So I think my time is coming.”

To hear more from Torres, check out the video of the full post-fight interview above.

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