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Dana White announces UFC 300 main event

Cole Shelton - February 17, 2024

Dana White has finally announced the main event of UFC 300. White revealed the matchup on social media on Saturday, as the UFC CEO announced that light heavyweight champ Alex Pereira will defend his belt against former light heavyweight title holder Jamahal Hill in the headliner of the historic card. The fight comes together after months of speculation on who would headline the card.

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Corey Anderson re-ignites feud with former UFC champion Jamahal Hill: "He didn't beat anybody"

Josh Evanoff - February 7, 2024

Bellator light-heavyweight Corey Anderson has again taken aim at former UFC champion Jamahal Hill. ‘Overtime’ recently booked a return to the cage for March against Karl Moore. At Bellator 302 in Ireland, Corey Anderson will look to finally become world champion. Fresh off a split-decision win over Phil Davis last summer, the longtime light-heavyweight contender is confident that he can get the job done.

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Pro fighters react after the Detroit Lions collapse against the San Francisco 49ers: “I’m f**king speechless”

Harry Kettle - January 30, 2024

A parade of pro fighters have given their thoughts on the Detroit Lions’ heartbreaking defeat to the San Francisco 49ers. Last night, the Detroit Lions took on the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship game. While the 49ers were seen as the favorites by many, the Lions were the ones who got off to a hot start. They stormed out to a 17-point lead and in the eyes of most fans, they’d be able to hold on to that lead.

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Jamahal Hill wants “biggest money fight” upon UFC return

Zain Bando - January 26, 2024

Jamahal Hill brought UFC light heavyweight gold back to the Midwest MMA scene in January 2023, only to have his title reign halted by an Achilles injury just six months later. Jamahal Hill has been out of competition since, and will likely get a chance to reclaim the gold he never lost upon his return to the Octagon.

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Police report claims Jamahal Hill "sucker punched" his brother after being accused of "abandoning his own daughter"

Cole Shelton - December 5, 2023

Some details have become public involving Jamahal Hill’s arrest for domestic violence. It was recently reported that Hill was arrested for domestic violence after allegedly inflicting ‘serious or aggravated injury’ upon his brother. However, it wasn’t exactly known what caused the fight, or what exactly happened, but the UFC fighter said he was looking forward to the truth being revealed.

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Jamahal Hill says he "can’t wait for the truth to be told in court" after domestic violence arrest

Cole Shelton - December 4, 2023

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jamahal Hill has opened up on his recent domestic violence arrest. It was reported on Friday by TMZ Sports that Hill was arrested in Michigan earlier this week for domestic violence against his brother. According to the report, Hill was booked at a Kent County jail on Monday at around 1 AM and released later that evening, at 7:35 PM. During that time, prosecutors formally charged Hill with one count of misdemeanor aggravated domestic violence.

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Jamahal Hill's manager releases statement following alleged assault of his older brother

Josh Evanoff - December 1, 2023

Jamahal Hill’s manager has released a statement hours after the former UFC champion was arrested. ‘Sweet Dreams’ was hoping to step back into the octagon in early 2024. Famously, Jamahal Hill captured light-heavyweight gold with a win over Glover Teixeira in January at UFC 283. Sadly, he didn’t get to have a long-awaited clash with Jiri Prochazka due to a torn achilles.

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Former UFC champion Jamahal Hill arrested for domestic violence after assaulting his brother

Cole Shelton - December 1, 2023

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jamahal Hill has been arrested for domestic violence. On Friday afternoon, it was reported by TMZ Sports that Hill was arrested in Michigan earlier this week for domestic violence against his brother. According to the report, Hill was booked at a Kent County jail on Monday at around 1 AM and released later that evening, at 7:35 PM. During that time, prosecutors formally charged Hill with one count of misdemeanor aggravated domestic violence.

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Jamahal Hill sounds off on “disrespectful” fans questioning his confidence about Alex Pereira fight

Susan Cox - November 16, 2023

Jamahal Hill is sounding off on the ‘disrespectful’ fans questioning his confidence about Alex Pereira fight. Hill was on site at UFC 295 last weekend when Alex Pereira (9-2 MMA) defeated Jiří Procházka (29-4 MMA) via TKO to become the UFC light heavyweight champion. With the victory, ‘Poatan’ has become a two-division champion.

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Jamahal Hill reveals he received a “message” from Israel Adesanya following Alex Pereira’s callout at UFC 295

Harry Kettle - November 16, 2023

Jamahal Hill has revealed that Israel Adesanya sent him a message regarding Alex Pereira on the night of UFC 295. At UFC 295 last weekend, Alex Pereira knocked out Jiri Prochazka to capture the UFC light heavyweight championship. In the immediate aftermath, Pereira called out Israel Adesanya for a trilogy fight in MMA.

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Jamahal Hill vows to stand-and-trade with Alex Pereira: "I do not plan on taking him down"

Cole Shelton - November 15, 2023

Jamahal Hill says he wants to stand-and-trade with Alex Pereira. Pereira became the light heavyweight champion with a second-round knockout win over Jiri Prochazka at UFC 295. He won the title after Hill vacated the belt due to tearing his Achilles, and wanted the division to move on.

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Jamahal Hill sends warning to newly crowned UFC interim heavyweight champion Tom Aspinall

Susan Cox - November 14, 2023

Jamahal Hill is sending a warning to the newly crowned UFC interim heavyweight champion Tom Aspinall. Hill (12-1 MMA) last fought and defeated Glover Teixeira (33-9 MMA) by unanimous decision in January of this year at UFC 283, claiming the UFC light heavyweight title.

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Jamahal Hill gives bold assessment of Alex Pereira's TKO win over Jiri Prochazka at UFC 295

Fernando Quiles - November 12, 2023

The now former UFC light heavyweight champion Jamahal Hill has a bold take on Alex Pereira’s title win against Jiri Prochazka. Once Hill suffered a ruptured Achilles, the UFC booked a vacant title fight between Pereira and Prochazka. The fight did not make it past the second round. Prochazka was dropped by a counter hook, and Pereira scored elbows to the side of his opponent’s head, leading to referee Marc Goddard stopping the fight.

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Dana White reacts to Alex Pereira’s callout of Israel Adesanya, says Jamahal Hill "Makes sense" for ‘Poatan’

Fernando Quiles - November 12, 2023

UFC CEO Dana White has reacted to Alex Pereira calling out his rival Israel Adesanya. Pereira added the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship to his mantle on Saturday night (November 11) at UFC 295. “Poatan” scored a second-round TKO finish after dropping Jiri Prochazka and elbowing him until referee Marc Goddard has seen enough. While the finish has been debated online, Prochazka himself said he was out at one point during the blitz from Pereira.

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Manager details scary UFC bus attack by pro-Palestinian protestors in New York: "Robbie had probably one of the most Robbie Lawler moments"

Chris Taylor - November 11, 2023

A bus carrying multiple UFC fighters, including Robbie Lawler and Jamahal Hill, was attacked by pro-Palestinian protestors Friday night in New York. The Ultimate Fighting Championship will of course be hosting their UFC 295 pay-per-view event later this evening at Madison Square Garden.

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Jamahal Hill sheds light on return timeline, confirms guaranteed title shot upon return: "Not bad"

Josh Evanoff - November 9, 2023

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Jamahal Hill is getting closer to making his return. ‘Sweet Dreams’ has been out of action since January, when he faced Glover Teixeira. Surprisingly, the short notice bout saw Jamahal Hill claim vacant light-heavyweight gold, winning by unanimous decision. Sadly for the newly crowned champion, he wouldn’t hold the title for long.

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Former UFC Champion Jamahal Hill shares his take on the top 5 boxers in MMA

Harry Kettle - November 3, 2023

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jamahal Hill has listed his top five boxers in mixed martial arts. As you can imagine, the crossover between MMA and boxing has been a pretty popular topic over the course of the last few weeks. After all, Francis Ngannou was able to take on Tyson Fury and almost defeat him, despite nobody giving him a chance.

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Former champion Jamahal Hill shares his thoughts on the Jiri Prochazka vs. Alex Pereira title fight at UFC 295

Harry Kettle - September 28, 2023

Jamahal Hill has given his thoughts on the upcoming title fight between Jiri Prochazka and Alex Pereira at UFC 295. For the longest time now, there has been a cloud of uncertainty hanging over the light heavyweight division in the UFC. Jiri Prochazka became champion after defeating Glover Teixeira, only for an injury to force him to give up the belt. Then, Magomed Ankalaev and Jan Blachowicz fought to a draw in a title bout, ensuring the belt remained vacant.

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