Dana White Provides Shocking Update About Jamahal Hill’s Arm Break in Fight Against Paul Craig

Published 06/13/2021, 9:16 AM EDT
LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 23: UFC president Dana White interacts with fans and media during the UFC press conference at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 23, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


UFC President Dana White sat down with the media following UFC 263 that unfolded in Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. The fights delivered in more ways than one and the card as a whole produced many notable moments. Fans will definitely be talking about UFC 263 for a long time given the storylines that were birthed from the card.

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One such stunning moment from UFC 263 could be seen during the main card opener between Paul Craig and Jamahal Hill. ‘Bearjew’ Craig ended up snapping Hill’s arm and continued to reign down strikes as the referee didn’t stop the action. Jamahal Hill’s arm was in questionable condition and Dana White provided a sensational update on Hill’s condition.

Las Vegas , United States – 6 October 2018; UFC President Dana White during the post fight press conference following UFC 229 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. (Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

“If you can believe this one cause I can’t fu**ing believe it, Jamahal Hill’s arm was not broken. It was dislocated. They popped it back in and he has full range of motion and the guy is okay. That’s nuts.”

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Paul Craig vs Jamahal Hill: A scrap to remember

The aforementioned light heavyweight fighters were rather explosive about being matched up and they took any chance to put down their opposition. Moreover, this made Craig vs Hill almost caused Twitter to implode on itself by the situation.

Chiefly, local referee Al Guinee came under intense fire for his inability to identify Hill’s precarious predicament. What’s more, Guinee is a black belt. Don’t your door if you want to see something.

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However, Paul Craig has set himself up for success with the way in which his UFC career has unfolded thus far. He’s on a four-fight win steak and he’s had multiple victories that will stick out in the minds of the fans. At the end of the day, it all boils down to whether you can garner interest from fans about your career.

The climb up the ranks of the light heavyweight division is a steep one and consistency will the key moving forward. It’s a game of inches and riding towards a UFC title has proven to be a rather trying task.

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Darryl Pinto

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Darryl Pinto is a senior MMA writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his graduate degree in Mass Media (with a specialization in Journalism) out of Xavier’s College and has a year's experience in his current role. Darryl specializes in predictions, reporting, and covering UFC events live.

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