Jamahal Hill asks for another opportunity to face Alex Poatan: 'The only fight I want'

The former champion admitted that, at the moment, he is only thinking about a new opportunity to face the current owner of the light heavyweight belt

Alex Patan (left) and Jamahal hill (right) facing. Photo: Reproduction/Instagram

Even with the quick knockout suffered in the UFC 300, Jamahal hill expressed the desire for a new fight with the Brazilian Alex Poatán. On his YouTube channel, the former light heavyweight champion (up to 93kg) said that the only fight that interests him at the moment is a reunion with the current owner of the belt.

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“I want Alex. I want that fight again. This is the fight, the only fight I want right now. I want to get back into that fight,” Hill said.

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After more than a year away due to injury, Jamahal hill returned to the octagon in UFC 300, against the current champion Alex Poatán. Despite all the provocation and confidence before the duel, the North American was no match for the Brazilian and was brutally knocked out in the first round. The triumph marked the first defense of the belt for the Glover Teixeira in the up to 93kg division.

A few days after the setback to Poatan, Hill already had his next engagement in the octagon announced. The former light heavyweight champion will face the experienced Khalil rountree Jr no UFC 303, which takes place on June 29th in Las Vegas. The main fight of the show will mark the return of Conor McGregor to MMA against ex-Bellator Michael chandler.

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