UFC 283: Hill batters Teixeira to become new LHW champ, Moreno ends Figueiredo series with stoppage

Brazilian Glover Teixera competes against US Jamahal Hill during their light heavyweight title bout at the Ultimate Fighting Championship event at...

Jamahal Hill became the first Dana White’s Contender Series graduate to earn UFC gold after a dominant, exhausting five-round decision win over former champion Glover Teixeira, who announced his retirement post-fight. Elsewhere, Brandon Moreno ended his Deiveson Figueiredo series with a third-round TKO before his rival confirmed he’ll be moving up to bantamweight – while there were emphatic victories for Gilbert Burns and Jessica Andrade. Continue reading

UFC Vegas 59: Jamahal Hill overwhelms Thiago Santos in back-and-forth LHW duel

Jamahal Hill punches Thiago Santos of Brazil in a light heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on August 06, 2022 in Las...

Light-heavyweight contender Jamahal Hill relished the challenge in his first UFC main event and quickly made it a memorable one against Thiago Santos, earning a fourth-round TKO finish against a former title challenger who thoroughly tested him. Elsewhere, there were impressive wins for Geoff Neal and Terrance McKinney among others on the main card. Continue reading

UFC Vegas 48: Hill’s highlight-reel R1 KO win over Walker puts LHW division on notice

Jamahal Hill reacts after his knockout victory over Johnny Walker of Brazil in their light heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC...

Light-heavyweight contender Jamahal Hill (#12) began the new year the same way he ended the last: producing a furious first-round finish, this time blasting Johnny Walker (#10) into a state of helplessness midway though a memorable maiden main event slot. The 205lb division needs some fresh contenders and after an early KO of the Year contender, that won’t be his last. Continue reading

UFC Vegas 16: Marvin Vettori rises to the occasion, beats Jack Hermansson

Marvin Vettori of Italy punches Jack Hermansson of Sweden in a middleweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on December 05, 2020 in...

Marvin Vettori – originally set to face Jacare Souza next weekend – took his golden opportunity on a week’s notice, beating #4 ranked middleweight contender Jack Hermansson by unanimous decision (49-46 x 2, 49-45) during a strike-heavy main event before calling out Paulo Costa (#2) next. Prior to that, were wins for Jamahal Hill and Gabriel Benitez among others. Continue reading