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Jan Blachowicz explains why he’s picking Alex Pereira to beat Jamahal Hill

Harry Kettle - November 22, 2023

Former UFC champion Jan Blachowicz has revealed why he would pick Alex Pereira to defeat Jamahal Hill in a title showdown. Earlier this month, Alex Pereira knocked out Jiri Prochazka to claim the UFC light heavyweight championship. In doing so, he likely set himself up for a future meeting with former champ Jamahal Hill. The latter vacated the belt due to injury but upon return, he is fully expecting to square off with ‘Poatan’ for the strap.

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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.

Jamahal Hill and Alex Pereira
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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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Alex Pereira opens as underdog against Israel Adesanya, favored over Jamahal Hill

Cole Shelton - November 13, 2023

Opening odds have been released for two potential fights for Alex Pereira. In the main event of UFC 295, Pereira became the promotion’s new light heavyweight champion as he scored a second-round knockout over Jiri Prochakza. In just his seventh UFC fight, Pereira has already won titles and two weight classes and after the victory, called for a trilogy (MMA bout) with Israel Adesanya.

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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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Ariel Helwani responds to recent criticism from former UFC champion Jamahal Hill: “I am not going anywhere”

Josh Evanoff - November 6, 2023

Longtime MMA journalist Ariel Helwani has responded to former UFC champion Jamahal Hill. Over the weekend, ‘Sweet Dreams’ put out a video slamming Ariel Helwani. The video itself took aim at the journalist’s recent interview with Chael Sonnen on The MMA Hour. ‘The Bad Guy’ got into it with him over Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou, as well as the pay-per-view numbers accompanying it.

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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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Former UFC champion blasts Mateusz Gamrot for celebrating after the Rafael Fiziev injury: “Lame asf”

Harry Kettle - September 25, 2023

Former UFC champion Jamahal Hill has hit out at Mateusz Gamrot for celebrating his win over Rafael Fiziev. Last weekend, Mateusz Gamrot was able to defeat Rafael Fiziev in the second round of their lightweight collision. Unfortunately, it wasn’t exactly a clean win, as Fiziev’s knee gave out and ensured that he was unable to continue. In the immediate aftermath, Gamrot was clearly very pleased to come away with the win, although he made it clear in his post-fight interview that it wasn’t the way he wanted it to happen.

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Ariel Helwani responds to recent criticism from former UFC champion Jamahal Hill: “I come here with love in my heart”

Harry Kettle - August 3, 2023

Ariel Helwani has responded to Jamahal Hill after being called out by the former UFC champion recently. Throughout the course of his career, Ariel Helwani has rubbed a lot of people the wrong way. In equal measure, he’s also been the benchmark for MMA journalism in the eyes of many. He’s certainly a divisive figure and in recent years, that has also extended to the fighters themselves.

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Jamahal Hill takes aim at Ariel Helwani for the “dirty, sneaky tactics that he likes to use” to get over on fighters

Susan Cox - August 2, 2023

Jamahal Hill is taking aim at Ariel Helwani for the ‘dirty, sneaky tactics that he likes to use’ to get over on fighters. Hill is making it known that he was less than thrilled about a recent conversation Ariel Helwani had with Jiří Procházka.

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Jamahal Hill explains why he was not impressed with Alex Pereira’s light heavyweight debut at UFC 291

Susan Cox - August 1, 2023

Jamahal Hill is explaining why he was not impressed with Alex Pereira’s light heavyweight debut at UFC 291. It was just this past weekend that saw Alex Pereira (8-2 MMA) make his light heavyweight debut when he faced former champion Jan Blachowicz (29-10 MMA) on Saturday night in Salt Lake City, Utah. The result was a split decision victory for the 36 year old Pereira.

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Jon Anik details the “dream fight” that Mick Maynard and the UFC attempted to make

Harry Kettle - July 26, 2023

UFC commentator Jon Anik has spoken candidly about a light heavyweight dream fight that Mick Maynard wanted to book. For many years now, Jon Anik has served as the voice of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He’s one of the best commentators in combat sports, and perhaps the best of all time. In addition to that, he isn’t afraid to peel back the curtain every now and then for fans around the world.

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Glover Teixeira confident in Alex Pereira's chances against UFC champion Jamahal Hill: "It's perfect for Alex"

Fernando Quiles - July 2, 2023

Glover Teixeira believes that his protégé, Alex Pereira, will inevitably emerge victorious over UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jamahal Hill. Pereira will be moving up to the light heavyweight division to take on former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jan Blachowicz at UFC 291 on July 29. A win for Alex Pereira may very well earn him a title opportunity at 185 pounds. Pereira already has the distinction of being a former UFC Middleweight Champion.

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Corey Anderson

Corey Anderson downplays Jamahal Hill's UFC title after harsh back and forth: "Who has he beat?"

Josh Evanoff - June 28, 2023

Bellator light-heavyweight contender Corey Anderson has fired more shots at UFC champion Jamahal Hill. ‘Overtime’ returned to the cage earlier this month at Bellator 297 against Phil Davis. There, the light-heavyweight contender scored a split-decision win over ‘Mr. Wonderful’, an important win for Corey Anderson. However, he didn’t have much time to celebrate, as he started going back and forth with Jamahal Hill.

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