- Jamahal is the new undisputed UFC Light Heavyweight Champion.
- Hill defeated Glover Teixeira in UFC 283 via a unanimous decision.
- Hill was the first fighter from Dana White’s Contender Series to become a champion.
Jamahal Hill was fresh off his championship triumph in the main event of UFC 283 when he defeated former champion and veteran fighter Glover Teixeira via unanimous decision. The victory crowned him as the new 205-pound division champion and solidified his place as a top name in online sports betting via UFC odds.
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After this career-defining triumph for Hill, what’s next for “Sweet Dreams?” Who will he be facing next, and when will it happen?
When is Jamahal Hill’s Next Fight?
Jamahal Hill’s next opponent is not yet announced, but a few names in the light heavyweight division are looking for a title shot. Hill can defend his title against Jiri Prochazka (when he recovers from his shoulder injury), Magomed Ankalaev or Jan Blachowicz.
There are also rumors that reigning UFC Middleweight Champion Alex Pereira could challenge him for the belt, especially after Hill defeated his coach, Glover Teixeira.
Jamahal Hill MMA Record and Statistics
- MMA record: 11-1
- Wins by TKO/KO: 7
- Wins by submission: 0
- Wins by decision: 4
- Striking accuracy: 53%
- Significant strikes landed per minute: 6.46
- Significant strikes absorbed: 3.51
- Takedown average per 15 minutes: 0
- Submission average per 15 minutes: 0
- Significant strikes defense: 45%
- Takedown defense: 66%
- Knockdown average: 1.03
- Average fight time: 7:16
Jamahal Hill Notable Wins
Jamahal Hill has had six UFC wins and holds victories over Darko Stosic, Ovince Saint Preux, Jimmy Crute, Johnny Walker, Thiago Santos and Glover Teixeira.
Jamahal Hill UFC Earnings
Jamahal Hill’s UFC career earnings are $905,700, with all his base pay and bonuses included. His biggest single-fight payout came in January 2023 when he defeated Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC 283 and bagged $382,000.
Jamahal Hill Team and Corner
“Sweet Dreams” fights out of the Black Lion Jiu-Jitsu gym in Michigan, where he is the top MMA athlete. He’s being coached and cornered by Chad Pomeroy, Justin Andrews, Jesse Sefton, Ben Postmus, Bryce Rozelle and Kroyler Gracie.
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