Jamahal Hill's rival announces his departure from the fight and the former champion is left without an opponent for UFC 303

On his Instagram, Khalil Rountree Jr announced that he used a prohibited substance unintentionally and therefore will not be able to perform on June 29

Jamahal Hill was knocked out by Alex Poatan at UFC 300. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Jamahal hill He is a former light heavyweight champion (Photo: Reproduction/Instagram)

Former light heavyweight champion (up to 93kg), Jamahal hill has just seen his quick return to the octagon in check after the knockout suffered to Alex Poatán No. UFC 300. Initially scheduled to face Khalil rountree Jr on June 29th, 'Sweet Dreams' saw his rival announce that he is out of the fight due to the unintentional use of a substance banned by the Anti-Doping Agency.

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“I'm excited to share this news with you all, but I will not be fighting at UFC 303 due to the consumption of a banned substance. I did not do this intentionally and I am doing everything I can to resolve this situation. I was using a personalized, personalized supplement service from a company I trusted, who understood my limitations in what I can and cannot take,” Rountree said in part of the statement.


Hill and Rountree would face off at UFC 303, scheduled for June 29, in Las Vegas (USA). The organization has not yet officially commented, however, it is believed that Ultimate will look for another rival for the former light heavyweight champion.

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