• USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, Jan. 24: Big moves for Jamahal Hill after UFC 283

    13 days ago - By MMAjunkie

    The UFC's first two title fights of the new year are complete - and two divisions have new No. 1 fighters.
    At UFC 283 in Rio de Janeiro, Jamahal Hill was mostly dominant against former champion Glover Teixeira to win the vacant light heavyweight title in the main event. And in the co-feature, Brandon Moreno likely wrapped up his rivalry with Deiveson Figueiredo with a third-round TKO to unify the flyweight titles.
    Across the rest of the card, there were some other movers and shakers, as well, like Gilbert Burns , who took out perennial contender Neil Magny with ease at welterweight. And...
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  • Jamahal Hill blown away by Glover Teixeira's durability at UFC 283: 'I had to go and truly earn this title'

    Jamahal Hill blown away by Glover Teixeira's durability at UFC 283: 'I had to go and truly earn this title'

    14 days ago - By MMAjunkie

    Jamahal Hill has many takeaways from his championship win this past Saturday night at UFC 283 , but one might stand out above all.
    Hill captured the UFC light heavyweight title in dominant fashion by dismantling Glover Teixeira over five rounds in Rio de Janeiro. And in those 25 minutes, many things happened. Hill showed much improvement to his game, became the first fighter from Dana White's Contender Series to earn UFC gold, and the list goes on.
    But something that can't be left out is that Hill closed out Teixeira's career as the Brazilian star announced his retirement immediately after...
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