Knocked out by Poatan, Jamahall Hill faces Anderson Silva's partner at UFC 303

Just six days after being brutally knocked out by Alex Poatan at UFC 300, Jamahall Hill has a confirmed fight at UFC 303 in June against Khalil Rountree

Jamahal Hill, who was knocked out by Alex Poatan at UFC 300, returns to fight at UFC 303. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Jamahal hill returns to the octagon at UFC 303 against 'a bunch' of Anderson Silva. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Jamahal hill don't want to waste time. After being knocked out by Alex Poatán No. UFC 300, held last Saturday (13), the North American already has a date and opponent to return to the octagon. The former champion faces his compatriot Khalil rountree, training partner and friend of Anderson Silva. The fight will take place on the main card of UFC 303, an event that takes place on June 29, in Las Vegas (USA).

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Hill, who wants to resume his run for the light heavyweight belt (up to 93 kg.), has a professional record of 12 wins and just two losses. The former champion of the category – he gave up the title after suffering an Achilles tendon injury – was brutally knocked out on his return after the injury, when he challenged the Brazilian Alex Poatán No. UFC 300. Before that, he had already knocked out names like Thiago Marreta, Johnny Walker and won the title against Glover Teixeira, UFC 283, in Rio de Janeiro, in 2023. Jamahall occupies third place in the light heavyweight rankings.

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In turn, Rountree has a record of 13 wins and five losses. He occupies eighth place in the division's ranking and has a run of five consecutive victories, the last being Anthony Smith, in December 2023. As a curiosity, Khalil gained notoriety for knocking out Anderson Silva in training. Spider even said that the 'guy' would be UFC champion in the future.

UFC 303

The main fight of UFC 303 highlights the return of Conor McGregor to the octagon against Michael chandler. Check out the UFC 303 fight program so far below (subject to change):

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Conor McGregor x Michael chandler

Jamahal hill x Khalil rountree

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André Fili x Cub swanson

Gillian robertson x Michelle Waterson-Gomez

Carlos Hernandez x King Tsuruya

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Marc-Andre Barriault x joe pyfer

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