UFC 300 Preview: Pereira vs. Hill: Can ''Sweet Dreams'' snatch ''Poatan's'' light heavyweight crown? April 11, 2024 by Marc Jerbs

On Saturday, light heavyweight champion Alex "Poatan" Pereira will put his belt on the line against Jamahal "Sweet Dreams" Hill in the main event of UFC 300. The match will start at 10:00PM EDT at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV.

Last July 2023, Alex Pereira moved up to the 205-pound division to earn a split decision win over Jan Blachowicz in UFC 291 then claimed the vacant title in UFC 295 by winning over Jiri Prochazka. With a background in elite-level Muay Thai, Pereira brings a lethal combination of precision striking, crippling leg kicks, and bone-crushing power to every fight.

Jamahal Hill claimed the vacant light heavyweight title belt beginning of 2023 after defeating Glover Texeira. His rise was cut short in July after suffering a torn Achilles tendon injury and was force to relinquished his belt and watch Alex Pereira ascended at the top of the light heavyweight title. Hill brings a blend of athleticism, speed, and unyielding determination to every fight. With a background in kickboxing, Hill poses a significant threat to anyone standing across the cage.

Sports Bet Odds

Alex Pereira is the favorite to win this fight and retain the light heavyweight crown. Here are our latest odds:

  • Pereira has money line of -132.
  • Hill is the underdog with a money line of +112

As Pereira and Hill prepare to square off, fans can anticipate a clash of styles that promises fireworks from the opening bell. Pereira's technical mastery and raw power will collide with Hill's dynamic movement and unorthodox striking, creating a spectacle that is sure to captivate audiences worldwide.

UFC 300 Fight Light Heavyweight Title Stats

Alex "Poatan" Pereira (C) Jamahal "Sweet Dreams" Hill (#1)
9-2-0 Record 12-1-0
6'4" Height 6'4"
79.0" Reach 79.0"
44.0" Leg Reach 43.5"
88% Win by KO/TKO 64%
0% Submission 0%
11:12 AVG FIGHT TIME 9:14

UFC 300 Preview: Pereira vs. Hill: Can ''Sweet Dreams'' snatch ''Poatan's'' light heavyweight crown?

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