MATT HAMILL NEWS

Jon Jones: Where do I go from here?

I am the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion of the world. I have accomplished so many things in this industry, things that it takes some folks their whole career to accomplish. I have done things in my short career that some folks have never done in their careers. I have only have one blemish on my record, a disqualification in a fight against Matt Hamill that I was clearly winning.... Read more
Via The Sports Blitz
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Micheal Bisping’s second chance in the UFC

www.celebritynetworth.com He started off his career as the Englishman who ran his mouth way to much but had a sick cross to back it up. He won the Ultimate fighter in 2006 to show that he was a going to be a  dominate force in the light heavyweight . division After being just mediocre in that division he decided to move to middleweight where he acceded everyone’s thoughts on him...
Via Ring Kings
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson TKO’s Joey Beltran in Bellator Debut (Video)

Saturday night in his Bellator MMA debut, former UFC light heavyweight champ Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (pictured) left the cage victorious for the first time since beating Matt Hamill in May 2011. Rampage’s opening round TKO win over Joey Beltran was his first finish since putting Wanderlei Silva to sleep in December 2008. Nonetheless, Rampage declared he’s “back.” It...
Via 5thRound.com
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Hamill Removed From UFC Roster Along With David Mitchell and Nandor Guelmino

 It would appear that Matt Hamill’s (10-5, pictured) second run in the UFC has come to a premature end, after his profile was removed from the UFC’s official website, along with David Mitchell (12-4) and Nandor Guelmino (11-5-1). As pointed out by BloodyElbow this almost certainly points to them being released from their UFC contracts, although that is still unconfirmed at this...
Via MMAInsider
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Silva mercifully beats Hamill

It will never end up on a highlight reel as one of the UFC's greatest fights of all time, but Thiago Silva did enough to punish and batter Matt Hamill for 15 straight minutes to earn a lopsided decision win. Heading into the night, Silva was a heavy favorite over Hamill but he took that a little too literally because he came in two pounds over the weight limit as well, automatically...
Via Fox Sports
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Thiago Silva Fails to Make Weight for Bout with Matt Hamill

Brazilian light-heavyweight Thiago Silva failed to make weight for his UFC Fight Night 29 match-up against Matt Hamill and has opted to endure a fine rather than drop the remaining few pounds. Silva, who is coming off a knockout of the night and fight of the night win over Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante back in June, weighted in earlier today at 208lbs. with a towel. That is two...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 29: Picks and Predictions

by David KlenPrelims Fox Sports 1Alan Patrick (10-0, 0-0 UFC) vs. Garett Whiteley (8-0, 0-0 UFC)Two undefeated UFC newcomers start off the night on the preliminary portion of the card. Whitely is a proven finisher. He has 4 TKOs and 3 submissions to his credit, six in the first round. Patrick, on the contrary, is more of a grinder. Patrick has a reliable grappling game. The Brazilian...
Via Sports Brothers Report
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Thiago Silva misses weight

Thiago Silva's recent stretch of troubles seemed to reach an end after he won a fight in June, his first victory in nearly four years, but the UFC light-heavyweight finds himself in another self-made difficulty after missing weight for his UFC Fight Night: Maia vs. Shields matchup with Matt Hamill. Stepping on to the scale in Barueri, Brazil, Silva initially weighed in at 208...
Via Fox Sports
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night 29: 'Shields vs. Maia' Event Preview

UFC Fight Night 29 goes down this Wednesday at the Ginásio José Corrêa in Barueri, Brazil. One could be forgiven for thinking this is just another Wednesday fight night card in Brazil (which we need to start getting used to) full of home town fighters, with not too much on the line. In actual fact this is one of the most stacked midweek cards in recent history with quality throughout...
Via hov-mma
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Hamill's coach opposed to comeback

Matt Hamill will step into his bout next week at UFC Fight Night against Thiago Silva without the help of his longtime friend and trainer Duff Holmes. Hamill had worked with Holmes for several years out of a gym in New York after he left The Ultimate Fighter back in 2006. Unfortunately after Hamill decided to return to fighting following a brief retirement, the two had a difference...
Via Fox Sports
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC Allowed to Proceed with Lawsuit Against New York

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has come one step closer to being able to fight their way into New York. On Tuesday, the Federal District Court found that their challenge to the constitutionality of New York’s ban on mixed martial arts can move forward. The court recognized that the State Athletic Commission and the Attorney General have repeatedly changed position on whether...
Via 5thRound.com
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

UFC Fighter Vinny Magalhães says Chael Sonnen “Can Submit Jones From his Back”

UFC Fighter Vinny Magalhães discusses who he would like to fight next in the light heavyweight division.  With Phil Davis now facing Forrest Griffin at UFC 155, Vinny expresses interest in facing Matt Hamill Next.  Magalhães also comments on his so called “history” with the Nog brothers and possibly facing Lil Nog as well.  Vinny is a [...]
Via MMA PRIME
October 20, 2012  |  Discuss

UFC 152 Pick 'Em Results

Congratulations to Eric Wolaniuk who scored a very impressive 13 out of 16 points in our UFC 152 Pick 'Em Contest (he also predicted all three end of the night bonus winners correctly!).  Next Pick 'Em Contest will be for this Saturday's UFC on Fuel TV: Struve vs Miocic.  Thanks for playing!Consensus PicksJon Jones - 88%Joseph Benavidez - 84%Michael Bisping - 65%Matt...
Via MMA Manifesto
September 23, 2012  |  Discuss

'UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort' Results: Hamill punishes Hollett en route to victory in his UFC return

 Matt Hamill is back where he belongs, and he has plenty to smile about Hamill came out of the gate very aggressive in his return from retirement. After some sloppy looking standup from Hollett that Hamill easily avoided, the fight hits the ground, and Hamill is in heaven. It's a ground and pound show from "The Hammer" - shout out to Mark Coleman. Hollett survived...
Via hov-mma
September 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Matt Hamill Decisions Roger Hollett at UFC 152

A light heavyweight scrap between Matt Hamill (Pictured) and Roger Hollett was the second contest airing in Saturday’s “UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort” pay-per-view broadcast.  Please click HERE to catch our live results and play-by-play coverage. Air Canada Centre in Toronto is hosting tonight’s festivities. The show is headlined by a light heavyweight title tilt between...
Via 5thRound.com
September 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Vladimir Matyushenko Hurt, Matt Hamill Meets Roger Hollett (Again) at UFC 152

After a brief game of musical light heavyweight chairs, Matt Hamill (Pictured) is once again fighting Roger Hollett at UFC 152.  The 205-pounders were originally slotted to tango in the September 22nd event until Hollett was abruptly removed from the scrap last month. Veteran Vladimir Matyushenko immediately stepped up to the plate and agreed to face Hamill. It was reported Tuesday...
Via 5thRound.com
September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Vladimir Matyushenko replaces injured Roger Hollett, faces Matt Hamill at UFC 152

UFC officials announced today that newly-signed light heavyweight Roger Hollett has suffered an injury and Vladimir Matyushenko has been tabbed as his replacement. Matyushenko will now welcome Matt Hamill back to the UFC at September’s UFC 152 event. Matyusheno hasn’t fought since a first-round technical knockout loss to Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 141 in December. Prior to...
Via BoneSnapper.com
August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Matt Hamill Now Meets Vladimir Matyushenko at UFC 152

Roger Hollett’s big league debut will have to wait for another day. On Monday, it was announced an undisclosed injury has forced the light heavyweight out of his UFC 152 scrap against Matt Hamill (Pictured). As we all know full well, the Octagon show waits for no man. Veteran Vladimir Matyushenko has agreed to serve as substitute on September 22nd. After a year-long hiatus from...
Via 5thRound.com
August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

UFC 152 Rumors

Date: Sep 22, 2012 Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Venue: Air Canada Centre Broadcast: Pay-per-view and FX Joseph Benavidez vs. Demetrious Johnson – for inaugural flyweight title Michael Bisping vs. Brian Stann B.J. Penn vs. Rory MacDonald Evan Dunham vs. T.J. Grant Igor Pokrajac vs. Vinny Magalhaes Matt Hamill vs. Roger Hollett Dan Miller vs. Sean Pierson Marcus Brimage vs...
Via BoneSnapper.com
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Matt Hamill returns to face Roger Hollett at UFC 152

Matt “The Hammer” Hamill comes out of retirement to return to face newcomer Roger Hollett in a light heavyweight bout at UFC 152 in Toronto. Yahoo Sports Cagewriter initially reported the news earlier on Friday. Hamill (10-4), who was born deaf, is a former college wrestling champion and member of Season 3 of The Ultimate Fighter. The inspiration fighter retired in 2011 following...
Via MMA Interplay
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Matt Hamill ends retirement, faces Roger Hollett at UFC 152

Matt Hamill is the latest fighter to come out of retirement. UFC officials announced today that Hamill is returning and will face UFC newcomer Roger Hollett at UFC 152 in September. Hamill announced his retirement after a second-round technical knockout loss to Alexander Gustafsson last August at UFC 133. Hamill is 9-4 inside the Octagon and is the only person to defeat Jon Jones...
Via BoneSnapper.com
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Matt Hamill Ends Retirement to Meet Roger Hollett at UFC 152

First it was BJ Penn, then Nick Diaz, and now Matt Hamill (Pictured) has decided to cut his retirement short. According to Yahoo! Sports, Hamill will make his return to the big leagues against Octagon rookie Roger Hollett at UFC 152. “The Hammer” called it quits after being violently put down by Alexander Gustafsson last August at UFC 133. Prior to that, the likeable wrestler...
Via 5thRound.com
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

10 main events worse than UFC 147

The UFC 147 headliner featuring Wanderlei Silva vs. Rich Franklin 2 has been dubbed by many the worst main-event in UFC history. However, a look back tells us that there have been far less interesting fights sold as UFC main-events. Related posts: 15 UFC Main-Events That Needed Five Rounds Wanderlei Silva Vs. Rich Franklin II Set For UFC 147 UFC 2011 Summer Events Preview
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

The Right "Answer": The Case for an Immediate Frankie Edgar Rematch

I never fail to marvel at the odd, utterly unpredictable process by which MMA fans choose what “controversial” decisions to care about. Nick Diaz doesn’t get the nod over Carlos Condit? Robbery, I say! Mike Bisping squeaks past Matt Hamill? Home cooking at it’s worst! BJ Penn doesn’t get the decision over GSP? I hate wrestling! GSP’s a cheater! RAHHHHHH! And yet other...
Via Race Review Online
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

‘The Hammer’ Available on DVD Today

What’s the next best thing to seeing “The Hammer” on the big screen? How about watching the movie in the comfort of your own home for as many times as you please? The DVD is available in stores today for only $13. Based on the life of former UFC light heavyweight Matt Hamill, “The Hammer” is a coming-of-age drama about the deaf wrestler’s journey to winning a National...
Via 5thRound.com
January 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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