Done With Retirement, Matt Hamill Headed Back To The UFC

Posted by Mika Frankl

Any addition to the UFC Light Heavyweight division is a welcome one, especially when the addition is a returning proven tough guy. A year after retiring from the UFC,  Matt “The Hammer” Hamill (10-4) will return to the octagon at UFC 152 in Toronto Canada on September 22, 2012. Welcoming Hamill back to the Octagon will be the debuting Canadian Rodger Hollett (13-3).

Hamill is known as a fighter for his wrestling ability and raw power. Hamill has six of ten wins by TKO/KO. Hamill is a “TUF” (The Ultimate Fighter) alum from the third season. Hamill in his comeback will also be looking to snap a two fight losing streak, having lost to Quinton “Rampage” Jackson in the main event of UFC 130 and then losing by TKO to Alexander Gusstafsson at UFC 133.

Rodger Hollett comes into the UFC on a 5 fight win streak. Most recently Hollett competed in Bellator defeating John Hawk by split decision at Bellator 57 on November 12, 2011. Hollett is a native of Canada and will most likely have the crowd on his side. Hollett has the ability to end the fight striking or on the ground having 4 TKO/KO and 7 submission victories.

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