Jamahal Hill casts doubt on Alex Pereira ahead of UFC 300 fight: ‘Show me him outclassing somebody’

Jamahal Hill questions Alex Pereira ahead of UFC 300 show me him outclassing somebody

Former undisputed light heavyweight champion, Jamahal Hill appears to be less than sold on the ability and perceived dominance of new gold holder, Alex Pereira, questioning if the Brazilian has ever handily swept through an opponent before their UFC 300 title fight next month.

Hill, the current number one ranked light heavyweight contender, has been sidelined since January of last year, snatching the vacant crown in a unanimous decision win over ex-champion, Glover Teixeira on enemy territory in Brazil.

Alex Pereira agrees deal to fight at UFC 301 in Brazil title fight just 21 days after UFC 300 return
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And forced to vacate the light heavyweight crown back in November, Hill had ruptured his achilles in the summer during a pick-up basketball game during International Fight Week.

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Alex Pereira tipped to struggle with Jamahal Hill at UFC 300 he has more weapons to win Jiri Prochazka
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Landing his second Octagon championship at Madison Square Garden, Sao Paulo knockout artist, Pereira stopped the returning former champion, Jiri Prochazka with a blistering second round strikes win – adding to spoils landed at the middleweight limit early into his stint with the Dana White-led promotion.

Jamahal Hill questions Alex Pereira’s ability pre-UFC 300

And slated to headline UFC 300 as part of a massive pay-per-view event next month in ‘Sin City’, Pereira’s perceived dominance against any of his opposition so far has been brought into question by the above-mentioned Illinois native, Hill.

Jamahal Hill hits out at haters call for Alex Pereira fight the most disrespectful trash fans in the world
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“Bruno Silva beat Alex (Pereira) convince me otherwise,” Jamahal Hill posted on his official X account. “Also, show me one round of him just straight outclassing somebody????”

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And when a social media user pointed out Pereira’s dominant first round knockout win over former middleweight champion, Sean Strickland inside just two minutes in his third Octagon walk, Hill dismissed that as an example of a one-sided win.

“Catching somebody isn’t outclassing them,” Jamahal Hill posted

Staking his claim for a stunning return after UFC 300 in his native Brazil at UFC 301 – just 21 days after his championship clash with Hill, Pereira reportedly inked a deal with the promotion to see him fight in Rio de Janeiro in a quickfire turnaround, if he dispatches the former in timely fashion next month.

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Who wins at UFC 300 next month: Alex Pereira or Jamahal Hill?