Jamahal Hill – Bio, Net Worth, Age, Wife, Record, Salary, Height, Wiki

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Jamahal Hill is an American professional mixed martial artist who is currently competing in the Light Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is the current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. He made a very late start to his MMA career. By the time he made his debut, he was already 26 years old. On the 30th of September 2017, he began his MMA career. He faced Alex Davidson at KnockOut Promotions and won via. submission. His first loss came against Paul Craig at UFC 263. He has a professional record of 12-1-0, 1 NC (Win-Loss-Draw). He is nicknamed Sweet Dreams.

What is Jamahal Hill Known For?

  • Jamahal Hill is a professional mixed martial artist. 
  • Jamahal is known for winning over one of the fan-favorite fighters in Johnny Walker at UFC Fight Night 201 on 19th February 2022. 

Where is Jamahal Hill from?

Jamahal Hill was welcomed by his parents on 19th May 1991. His full name is Jamahal Alexander Hill. He is from Chicago, Illinois, United States, and holds American nationality. He belongs to Mixed ethnicity. Hill has not stated the details regarding his parents and siblings to the media. He moved to Grand Rapids when he was 12. His present age is 31 as of 2022 and his zodiac sign falls under Taurus. Hill graduated from Rogers High School in Wyoming, Michigan. After passing on a basketball career at Davenport University, he started competing in professional mixed martial arts in 2017. 

Jamahal Hill puching the opponent

Jamahal Hill Career Timeline

Early Career

  • Jamahal Hill, in 2017, started his professional career 5–0, four of the five fights coming under the KnockOut Promotions banner. He defeated future UFC fighter Dequan Townsend during his fourth match. 
  • Later, he received the call to appear on Dana White’s Contender Series 21 back in 2019 where he defeated opponent Alexander Poppeck via second-round ground and pound, earning his UFC contract. 

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)

  • Jamahal Hill then started fighting in UFC. He made his UFC debut against Darko Stošić on January 25, 2020, at UFC Fight Night 166 which he won via unanimous decision. 
  • On 30th May 2020 at UFC on ESPN: Woodley vs. Burns, Hill faced Klidson Abreu which he won the fight via technical knockout in the first round, but the fight was later overturned on September 3 because Hill tested positive for marijuana. Due to this, he was suspended for six months and fined 15% of his fight purse.
  • After that, he faced Ovince Saint Preux on December 5, 2020, at UFC on ESPN 19. Hill won the fight via technical knockout in the second round.
  • He was scheduled to face Paul Craig on March 20, 2021, at UFC on ESPN 21. On March 10, he withdrew from the bout after testing positive for COVID-19.
  • Then, he was scheduled to face Jimmy Crute on October 2, 2021, at UFC Fight Night 193. The bout was rescheduled two months later at UFC on ESPN: Font vs. Aldo in early September. He won the fight via knockout in the first round earning the Performance of the Night award. 
  • Next, he faced Johnny Walker on February 19, 2022, at UFC Fight Night: Walker vs. Hill in his first UFC main event which Hill won the fight via knockout in the first round earning the second Performance of the Night bonus award.
  • After then, he faced Thiago Santos on August 6, 2022, at UFC on ESPN 40. He won the fight via technical knockout. The fight earned him the Fight of the Night award. 
  • He was scheduled to face Anthony Smith on March 11, 2023, at UFC Fight Night 221. Hill was pulled from the bout after being rebooked to headline UFC 283 for the vacant UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Glover Teixeira on January 21, 2023. 
  • He won the bout and title via unanimous decision becoming the first Dana White’s Contender Series alumn to win a UFC championship. The fight earned him the Fight of the Night award. 
  • Regarding his MMA record as of January 2023, Jamahal has fought 14 matches out of which he won 12 matches, lost 1 match and his 1 match was no-contest. He won 7 matches via knockout and 5 matches via decision. 

American MMA fighter, Jamahal Hill

Jamahal Hill Awards and Achievements


  • UFC Light Heavyweight Championship (One time; current)
  • Performance of the Night (Two times) vs. Jimmy Crute and Johnny Walker 
  • Most significant strikes landed in a fight in UFC Light Heavyweight division history (232) vs. Glover Teixeira 
  • Most significant strikes attempted in a fight in UFC Light Heavyweight division history (402) vs. Glover Teixeira 
  • Fight of the Night (Two times) vs. Thiago Santos and Glover

KnockOut Promotions

  • KOP Light Heavyweight Championship (One time)


  • 2022 February Knockout of the Month vs. Johnny Walker

Who is Jamahal Hill’s Wife?

Jamahal Hill is a married man but there are no details regarding the name of his wife. He has not disclosed anything about his wife to the media. He likes to keep his personal life out of the spotlight. He is a family man and he is a great father as well. Without a doubt, Jamahal and his wife are enjoying their life a lot. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. When it comes to his children, he has six children (3 sons and 3 daughters), who range in age from 2 to 14 years old, as of June 2021. He occasionally shares photos of his children. 

What is Jamahal Hill’s Net Worth?

Jamahal Hill is one of the rising contenders in the UFC who started his professional career in 2017. His net worth is estimated to have $500K – $1 million at the time of writing in 2023. Hill started making in thousands of dollars from the UFC. Fighting against Darko Stosic, he made $23,500 in 2020. He made $25,700 after he fought against Klidson Abreu in 2020. Likewise, he made $75,500 winning over Ovince Saint Preux in 2020. Next, he made $32,500 in 2021 losing to Paul Craig.

Similarly, he made $110,500 in 2021 winning over Jimmy Crute. Fighting and winning against Johnny Walker, he made $136,000 in 2022. His main source of wealth comes from his fighting career and he is living a lavish lifestyle from his career earnings. He does have his own website sweetdreamsnation.com where he sells T-Shirts, Herb Grinders, and other stuff that interest him. He endorses Koeze Company, which is a peanut butter company. They also manufacture chocolates and gourmet nuts. 

How tall is Jamahal Hill?

Jamahal Hill is a handsome man with a standing tall and perfect height of 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m). His body weight consists of 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb). His highest reach is 79 in or 201 cm. Being a fighter, he maintains his body a lot hitting the gym. His hair color is dark brown whereas his eye color is brown. His body type is athletic.

Hill has also inked tattoos on his right arm which mark the number “1322“. On his chest, he has inked the tattoo which reads “Northsides“. He has got a healthy body as of now. He undergoes strict training to perform his best in the ring. His fans are always impressed by his reflexes and incredible power-packed moves. He is a great fan of meat, and his diet revolves around many nonveg options like salmon, fish, and chicken breast.

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