Report: Jamahal Hill vs. Jimmy Crute Moved to UFC Fight Night Event in December

By Tudor Leonte Sep 7, 2021

An exciting 205-pound bout has reportedly been added to Dec. 4’s UFC bill.

According to LowKick MMA, Dana White’s Contender Series alum Jamahal Hill will face fellow DWCS graduate Jimmy Crute on an upcoming UFC Fight Night event that’s supposed to go down on Dec. 4. The matchup has been confirmed by several media outlets since it was first reported. Initially, the Ultimate Fighting Championship targeted the clash for its Oct. 2 UFC Fight Night card before moving it.

Hill (8-1, 1 NC, 2-1, 1 NC UFC) will try to bounce back after being put away with elbows and punches by Paul Craig at UFC 263. That night, “Sweet Dream” was subdued at the 1:59 mark of Round 1 after having his arm snapped due to an armbar by “Bearjew.” The loss ended an eight-bout winning streak by the 30-year-old Black Lion Jiu-Jitsu standout.

Australian up-and-coming prospect Crute (12-2, 4-2 UFC) is eager to add another victory to the win column following his first knockout loss. Most recently, “The Brute” was stopped by a freak injury to his leg at the end of the first frame in his clash with Anthony Smith at UFC 261. Prior, he stopped both Michal Oleksiejczuk and Modestas Bukauskas with a submission and a KO, respectively.

UFC Fight Night 199 will go down on Dec. 4. The UFC hasn’t officially announced a venue yet. However, the Nevada-based promotion might keep holding events at the UFC Apex due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. The card also features a couple of lightweight battles as Chris Gruetzemacher takes on Claudio Puelles and Rafael Fiziev faces Brad Riddell.
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