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Why did Matt Hamill leave UFC?

Why did Matt Hamill leave UFC?

My career has been plagued by injuries starting with The Ultimate Fighter and disrupted my training ever since. There hasn’t been even one training camp where I’ve been able to train without training around an injury. I have not been kind to my body and it has nothing left after 28 years of non stop competition.

Did Matt Hamill make it to the UFC?

Matthew Stanley Hamill (born October 5, 1976) is an American mixed martial artist and wrestler who has competed in the Light Heavyweight division of the UFC….

Matt Hamill
Years active 2005–present (MMA)
Mixed martial arts record
Total 21
Wins 13

Who has Matt Hamill fight?

Matt Hamill Record: 12-8-0

W/L Fighter Time
loss Matt Hamill Alexander Gustafsson 3:34
loss Matt Hamill Quinton Jackson 5:00
win Matt Hamill Tito Ortiz 5:00
win Matt Hamill Keith Jardine 5:00

Who is Jon Jones’s loss?

Jones’ only loss was a disqualification after the GOAT contender used illegal elbow movements. The referee of the fight was Steve Mazzagatti. Although Hamill was already basically defeated, Mazzagatti didn’t stop the bout. Jones tried forcing him to do so by using his elbows.

Does Matt Hamill still fight?

But after years of wear and tear, the Utica, New York resident has decided to move on. “Today is a sad day for me,” wrote Hamill in a statement on his website, matthamill.com. “After six years and 13 fights in the UFC I’m ready to hang up my gloves and retire from this amazing sport.

Who is Matt Hamill going to fight in UFC 129?

Hamill was next scheduled to face undefeated Phil Davis at UFC 129. It was then announced that Thiago Silva had failed his UFC 125 post fight drug test, and Hamill was named as his replacement in his bout against former UFC light heavyweight champion and current top contender Quinton Jackson.

When did Mark Hamill win The Ultimate Fighter?

Coming off of knee surgery, Hamill became sick. Hamill faced off against undefeated prospect Jon Jones on December 5, 2009, at The Ultimate Fighter: Heavyweights Finale and won by disqualification after Jones utilized multiple 12-6 elbows.

Who is Brian Stann and who is Matt Hamill?

Brian Stann has a lot to be thankful for and that motivates him for his UFC 152 bout; Matt Hamill returns from retirement; Vitor Belfort wired for sound during Wanderlei Silva and Rich Franklin’s epic UFC 147 slugfest. Alexander Gustafsson lives up to his nickname, mauling veteran Matt Hamill in the second round.

Who was the wrestler that Matt Hamill knocked out?

Hamill fought former NCAA wrestling champion Mark Munoz at UFC 96, defeating him with a right leg roundhouse kick to the head, knocking Munoz unconscious and earning him the Knockout of the Night award.