Jamahal "Sweet Dreams" Hill
DIVISION: Light Heavyweight
HEIGHT: 6' 4"
LEG REACH: 43.50
WEIGHT: 205 lbs.
TEAM: Black Lion Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (2010–present)
NATIONALITY: Chicago, United States
STRIKING ACCURACYSignificant Strikes Attempted: 561
Significant Strikes Landed: 287
Jamahal Hill is an American mixed martial artist signed to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), competing in their light heavyweight division. He made his debut in 2020 and quickly rose to prominence with a knockout win over Ovince Saint Preux in February 2021. Hill has since gone on to become one of the most exciting fighters in the UFC, earning praise from both fans and analysts alike for his aggressive striking style and willingness to take risks.
Born on August 9th, 1991, Jamahal Hill grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Although he didn’t begin training martial arts until his late teens, he was always athletic as a child; excelling at basketball and football throughout school. It wasn’t until after high school that he began to focus on MMA more seriously, eventually making it onto The Ultimate Fighter 29 where he earned himself a contract with the UFC after beating Bobby Moffett by unanimous decision.
After signing with the UFC Jamahal won his debut fight against Darko Stosic via TKO within two minutes of round one – earning him Fight of The Night honors from Dana White himself! This impressive performance set up what would be an even bigger moment when Hill challenged long-time contender Ovince Saint Preux at UFC Fight Night 183 – knocking out ‘OSP’ inside just 25 seconds! This incredible feat won Jamahal Performance Of The Night as well as numerous other accolades including being named ‘Fighter Of The Year’ by various publications such as MMA Junkie & ESPN’s Ariel Helwani show!
From thereon out things have only gotten better for ‘Sweet Dreams’, who went on to beat Klidson Abreu via unanimous decision at UFC 259 before shutting down Fabricio Werdum’s comeback attempts by winning via second-round TKO earlier this year (2021). At 6 foot 1 inch tall, weighing 205 pounds & having a record of 8 wins & 0 losses; it looks like we may be seeing more impressive performances from this promising young star in the months ahead…