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Jamahal Hill biography: 13 things about UFC fighter from Grand Rapids, Michigan

Jamahal Hill (©UFC)
Jamahal Hill (©UFC)

Jamahal Alexander Hill is an African-American professional mixed martial artist whose fight name is Sweet Dreams. He stands 6’4″, weighs 205 lbs. and competes in the light heavyweight division.

Hill is a blue belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. He started his MMA career fighting in KnockOut Promotions from 2017 to 2018.

In 2020, Hill joined the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
  2. In 2003, he moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. He graduated from Rogers High School in Wyoming, Michigan and passed on a basketball career at Davenport University in Grand rapids.
  3. He has six children. The oldest was born in 2007 and the youngest was born in 2019.
  4. He was 26 years old when he made his professional MMA debut at “KOP 58” on September 30, 2017 in Grand Rapids. He defeated Alex Davidson of Battle Creek, Michigan via unanimous decision.
  5. On December 16, 2017, he knocked out Mike Johnson of Ferndale, Michigan at “KOP 59” in Grand Rapids.
  6. On April 21, 2018, he defeated William Vincent of Joliet, Illinois via unanimous decision at “KOP 61” in Grand Rapids.
  7. On June 30, 2018, he defeated Dequan Townsend of Lansing, Michigan via unanimous decision at “KOP 62” in Grand Rapids.
  8. On February 16, 2019, he and Vincent had a rematch at the Lights Out Championship event in Grand Rapids. He won via technical knockout due to retirement.
  9. On July 23, 2019, he knocked out Alexander Poppeck of Munich, Bavaria, Germany at “Dana White’s Contender Series” Season 3 episode 5 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
  10. On January 25, 2020, he made his UFC debut at “UFC Fight Night 166” in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA where he defeated Darko Stosic of Belgrade, Serbia.
  11. On May 30, 2020, his fight against Klidson Abreu of Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil at “UFC on ESPN 9” in Las Vegas ended in a No Contest.
  12. On December 5, 2020, he knocked out Ovince St. Preux of Knoxville, Tennessee, USA at “UFC on ESPN 19” in Las Vegas.
  13. On June 12, 2021, he was submitted by Paul Craig of Coatbridge, Scotland at “UFC 263” in Glendale, Arizona, USA.

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