Apr 13 2024
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
9-2-0
KO 1
KO 1
12-1-0

Belts on The Line

UFC Light Heavyweight Championship

The tape

36
Age
33
6' 4" / 194 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
79.9" / 203 cm
Reach
79.1" / 201 cm

Tape record

KOSDKOKOKO
Form
UDKOKOKOKO
9
Wins
12
7
By KO
7
78
KO%
58
0
By SUB
0
0
SUB%
0
2
Loses
1
1
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
0
0
Draws
0
2015
Debut
2017
11
Bouts
14
25
Rounds
33
1 hours, 49 minutes
Fight Time
2 hours, 27 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

-
UFC
1
-
Bellator
-
3
Tapology
2

Alex Pereira vs Jamahal Hill report

Who won Pereira vs Hill?

Alex Pereira beat Jamahal Hill by knockout in the 1st round during the main event of UFC 300, on Saturday 13th April 2024 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

This contest was for the UFC Light Heavyweight championship.

Pereira vs Hill stats

Alex Pereira stepped into the octagon with a record of 9 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Jamahal Hill made his way to the cage with a record of 12 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 7 of those wins coming by knock out.

This was Alex Pereira's 8th fight in the UFC, having made his debut for the promotion in 2021. Jamahal Hill marked his 9th fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2020.

Alex Pereira's UFC record stood at 7-1-0, while Jamahal Hill's came in at 6-2-0.

The stats suggested Pereira had an advantage in power over Hill, with a 78% knock out percentage over Hill's 58%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested that Pereira and Hill would have been pretty equal, both with a 0% submission rate.

Alex Pereira was the older man by 3 years, at 36 years old.

Pereira had a 1-inch reach advantage.

Pereira was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 2 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2015, 1 year and 11 months earlier than Hill, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 8 less professional rounds, 26 to Hill's 34.

Pereira vs Hill form

Pereira had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Jiri Prochazka at UFC 295 on 11th November 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Jan Blachowicz at UFC 291 on 29th July 2023 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City.

Going into that contest, he had lost to Israel Adesanya at UFC 287 on 8th April 2023 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Miami-Dade Arena, Miami.

Before that, he had defeated Israel Adesanya at UFC 281 on 12th November 2022 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

He was victorious against Sean Strickland at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Jamahal Hill had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Thiago Santos at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill on 6th August 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beaten Johnny Walker at UFC Fight Night on 19th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Jimmy Crute at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had been beaten by Paul Craig at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Gila River Arena, Glendale.

He was victorious against Ovince St. Preux at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Alex Pereira had been fighting more than Jamahal Hill.

Going to this contest, Alex Pereira had last fought 6 months and 10 days ago, while Jamahal Hill's last outing had been 1 year, 9 months and 15 days ago.

Pereira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 19 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.

Hill's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Pereira vs Hill?

Alex Pereira was a 18/25 (-140) favourite going into the contest, while Jamahal Hill made his way into the ring at 11/10 (+110) with oddsmakers.

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