Jamahal Hill loses positions in light heavyweight after defeat to Alex Poatan; see the ranking

Knocked out by the champion at UFC 300, Hill lost two positions; Prochazka is the new first place


Jamahal hill was knocked out by Alex Poatán No. UFC 300 (Photo: Instagram/UFC)

Held last Saturday (13), the UFC 300 promoted a 'musical chair dance' in the top 3 of the ranking light heavyweights (up to 93 kg). While Alex Poatán kept the belt and throne of the category with first round knockout over Jamahal Hill, the top three positions among possible challengers have changed due to the card.

Previously placed first, the former champion Jamahal hill he lost two positions with the knockout and is now only in third place.


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Also a former light heavyweight champion, Jiri Prochazka, who knocked out Aleksandar rakic in the last fight of the preliminary card of the UFC 300, regained first place in the rankings and took an important step towards the rematch against Poatan. Defeated by the Czech, Rakic ​​maintained fifth place.

Who benefited indirectly from the UFC 300, without having fought in the event, was Magomed Ankalayev. Pointed out as one of Poatan's main potential challenges in the division, the Russian went from third to second place and, without wasting time, already challenged the champion through publications on social networks.


UFC light heavyweight rankings:

Champion – Alex Poatán
1- Jiri Prochazka (+1)
2- Magomed Ankalayev (+1)
3- Jamahal hill (-2)
4- Jan Blachowicz
5- Aleksandar rakic
6- Nikita Krylov
7- Johnny Walker
8- Khalil Rountree Jr.
9- Volkan oezdemir
10 Anthony Smith
11 Ryan spann
12 Alonzo Menifield
13 Azamat Murzakanov
14 Dominick reyes
15 Victor Petrino

Poatan is defended by former champion amid persecution suffered in the UFC

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