Matt Hamill

From: Loveland, Ohio USA

Live: Utica

Age: 34

Training: Strength/Conditioning followed by Wrestling or BJJ in the afternoon and live Sparring or Pad/Bag work at night.

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in MMA six months before the UFC reality show.

What ranks and titles have you held? I’m a three time NCAA national wrestling champion and two time world champion for freestyle wrestling

Do you have any heroes? My grandfather

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream come true

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to RIT in Rochester NY, and obtained an Associate’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.

What was your job before you started fighting? Bouncer and Electrician


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