MTG 056: TUF 20 Fighter Angela “Overkill” Hill Discusses Her Journey From Muay Thai to MMA

Muay Thai Guy Podcast – Episode #56

angela overkill hillAngela Hill is a badass. Plain and simple.

She’s a dominant, undefeated Muay Thai fighter who decided to give MMA a try and found herself being a contestant on The Ultimate Fighter season 20. Needless to say, a lot has happened in her life and career throughout the past year or so, so we cover a whole range or topics including:

  • What triggered her transition from Muay Thai to MMA.
  • How she had to alter her fighting style and adapt to a new form of fighting.
  • The subtle differences from striking as a Muay Thai fighter vs. a MMA fighter.
  • Her thoughts on the risks she had to take in order to try out for TUF 20.
  • How literally living in a gym got her mentally and physically prepared for fighting in the UFC.
  • How her lack of experienced played numerous roles and how she was able to use it as a positive.
  • What it’s like being the first African-American woman in the UFC, as well as her thoughts of being a role model to little girls.
  • The difficulties of taking a loss after never tasting defeat before, and using it as motivation to become a better fighter than before.
  • What type of changes she’s gone through personally and as a fighter since living in the TUF house.
  • Her ultimate goals and plans for the near future.
  • And much, much more!

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I'm Sean Fagan, just a normal dude who is severely addicted to muay thai. I literally eat, sleep and breathe the sport and don't know what I'd be doing with my life without it. My goal is to become a professional champion and fight the best in the world. During my career I hope to help spread the word of this beautiful sport and inspire other people to pursue their dreams!Read more...

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