Matt
Hamill
12-5-0( W-L-D )
Fight Night Bonuses: 2 Fight of the Night / 1 Knockout of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 15 fights.
Record: 12-5-0
Summary: Boxing and wrestling

Fighter Info

Nickname: The Hammer
From: Loveland, Ohio USA
Fights Out Of: Utica, New York USA
Age: 38
Height: 6' 1" ( 185 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )
College: RIT
Degree: Electrical Engineering

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
1346
42% Successful
571
Types of Successful Strikes
0
571
68% Standing
22%
388
55
128
Striking Defense
61
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
91
34% Successful
31
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
0
11
0
Takedown Defense
92
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
Loss
Matt Hamill
Oct 9, 2013
96
70
0
3
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Matt Hamill
Sep 22, 2012
94
26
6
0
0
0
1
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Loss
Matt Hamill
Aug 6, 2011
13
37
0
0
0
0
0
1
R2 KO/TKO
Loss
Matt Hamill
May 28, 2011
55
32
0
0
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Matt Hamill
Oct 23, 2010
37
41
0
3
0
0
0
2
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Matt Hamill
Jun 19, 2010
65
77
0
2
0
0
0
0
R3 Decision - Majority
Fight of the Night
Win
Matt Hamill
Dec 5, 2009
5
44
0
1
0
0
0
2
R1 DQ
Win
Matt Hamill
Mar 7, 2009
23
14
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Knockout of the Night
Win
Matt Hamill
Dec 27, 2008
40
34
1
0
0
0
1
0
R2 KO/TKO
Loss
Matt Hamill
Sep 6, 2008
71
13
0
1
0
0
0
0
R3 KO/TKO
Win
Matt Hamill
Apr 2, 2008
31
18
1
0
0
0
1
0
R2 KO/TKO
Loss
Matt Hamill
Sep 8, 2007
47
56
0
6
0
0
0
4
R3 Decision - Split
Win
Matt Hamill
Mar 3, 2007
29
11
0
0
0
0
2
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Matt Hamill
Seth Petruzelli
Oct 10, 2006
14
25
7
0
0
1
0
0
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Fight of the Night
Win
Matt Hamill
Jun 24, 2006
33
9
1
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO

Biography

TRAINING: Strength/Conditioning followed by Wrestling or BJJ in the afternoon and live Sparring or Pad/Bag work at night

When and why did you start training for fighting? I started training in MMA six months before the UFC reality show.

What ranks and titles have you held? I’m a three time NCAA national wrestling champion and two time world champion for freestyle wrestling

Do you have any heroes? My grandfather

What is your favorite technique? Cobra choke

What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It’s a dream come true

Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? I went to RIT in Rochester NY, and obtained an Associate’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.

What was your job before you started fighting? Bouncer and Electrician

•    An inspirational figure to deaf athletes around the world

•    Was coached by Ortiz on TUF3, then defeated him at UFC 121

•    Win over Jardine was Fight of the Night

•    KO of Munoz was UFC 96’s Knockout of The Night

•    Was a favorite to make it to the TUF3 finals before sidelined by an injury

•    His loss to Bisping was one of the most controversial UFC decisions in recent history

•    Is the subject of a movie about his life.

•    Five wins by TKO / KO

Career

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Key Fights

Result
Opponent
Event
Replay
Win
Tito Ortiz UFC® 121 LESNAR vs VELASQUEZ

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