Alex Pereira Smashes Jamahal Hill in Round One to Retain Light Heavyweight Title – UFC 300 Results (Highlights)

'Poatan' KO'd Jamahal Hill with a left uppercut to retain his 205-pound crown at UFC 300

Alex Pereira
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In the UFC 300 main event, two-division champion Alex Pereira put his light heavyweight strap on the line for the very first time against a former titleholder hellbent on reclaiming the crown he never lost.

Six months after his dominant performance against Glover Teixeira to win the 205-pound championship in January 2023, Jamahal Hill was forced to vacate the title due to a devastating Achilles injury. Nine months later, ‘Sweet Dreams’ is back and ready to take the title home once. But to do it, he’ll have to go through perhaps the most dangerous striker in UFC history. 

Round 1

Pereira starts things off with an outside leg kick. Hill fires one back. Both fighters trade leg attacks as they continue to size up one another. Pereira jabs to the body. Pereira goes to the body with a kick and Hill responds with a counter right. A jab to the body from Pereira lands. Hill goes high with the head kick, but Pereira blocks it with ease. They trade blows to the body as Pereira slowly starts to press forward. 

Hill throws a front kick that connects with the cup of Pereira. Herb Dean attempts to step in, but Pereira waves him off and continues moving forward. Pereira unleashes a booming left uppercut that drops Hill. ‘Poatan’ unleashes a flurry of ground and pound strikes, forcing Dean to step in and call for the stoppage in the opening round. 

Official Result: Alex Pereira def. Jamahal Hill via KO (uppercut to ground and pound) at 3:14 of Round 1. 

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Published on April 14, 2024 at 1:39 am
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