Ex-UFC champ Jamahal Hill ARRESTED for aggravated domestic violence against brother

Jamahal Hill, the former UFC light heavyweight champion, was arrested for domestic violence against his elder brother.


Ex-UFC champ Jamahal Hill ARRESTED for aggravated domestic violence against brother

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jamahal Hill arrested for domestic violence (via MMA Fighting)


Authorities have arrested former UFC light heavyweight champion Jamahal Hill in Michigan. Authorities charged him with misdemeanor aggravated domestic violence, and the incident reportedly occurred earlier this week. Hill faced accusations of assaulting his elder brother, James Anthony Hill Jr., inflicting “serious or aggravated injury upon him.”

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Kent County officials booked Jamahal Hill into jail in Grand Rapids, Michigan, around 1 a.m. on Monday. The extent of the claimed injuries inflicted on his brother is unknown, and the judicial processes will most likely shed light on the incident’s facts. Brian Butler, Hill’s agent, made a statement claiming Hill’s innocence. This is what he said:

Jamahal adamantly maintains his innocence and denies the false accusations. We won't say anything further about it until the truth comes out in court.
Brian Butler about Jamahal Hill’s arrest

Hill, who came to popularity in the UFC with a phenomenal 12-1 record, had to relinquish his championship title in July due to a torn Achilles tendon. The Michigan native won the championship in January after defeating previous champion Glover Teixeira in Brazil.

The arrest comes at a time when the MMA world is already buzzing with news. The revelation concerning Hill has switched the attention from athletic accomplishments to legal issues. This has also raised concerns about the impact on Hill’s career and reputation.

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Fight fans react to Jamahal Hill getting arrested

UFC light heavyweight champion Jamahal Hill made headlines for reasons other than his performance in the octagon. Hill was arrested and charged with misdemeanor domestic violence, reportedly attacking his elder brother, James Anthony Hill Jr. Early Monday, authorities booked Hill into a Kent County jail in Michigan, releasing him later the same day.

Fight fans react to Jamahal Hill's arrest for domestic violence
Fight fans react to Jamahal Hill’s arrest for domestic violence (via MMA News)

The MMA community, known for its emotional and outspoken fan base, reacted quickly to the news of Hill’s arrest. Social media platforms became a focus for conversations, arguments, and feelings of astonishment and disappointment. Some fight fans expressed surprise at the unexpected turn of events. Others voiced their disgust at Hill, emphasizing the gravity of the allegations. Here are some of the reactions from fight fans:


The MMA world is grappling with the unexpected news involving Jamahal Hill, and the range of fan reactions demonstrates it. The MMA world is still waiting for the result of Hill’s court appearance in January.

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