Pro Record: 10-5-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
Age: 38
Sex: Male
Height: 6 Feet. 0 Inch(es).
Weight: 230 lbs.
Out of: New York Mills, NY
Born: Loveland, OH

Matt Hamill's Professional Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
10/09/2013 Loss Thiago Silva UFC Fight Night 29: Shields vs. Maia Decision Unanimous Decision 3
09/22/2012 Win Roger Hollett UFC 152: Jones vs. Belfort Decision Unanimous Decision 3
08/06/2011 Loss Alexander Gustafsson UFC 133: Evans vs. Ortiz TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 2 3:34
05/28/2011 Loss Quinton Jackson UFC 130: Rampage vs. Hamill Decision Unanimous Decision 3
10/23/2010 Win Tito Ortiz UFC 121: Lesnar vs. Velasquez Decision Unanimous Decision 3
06/19/2010 Win Keith Jardine The Ultimate Fighter: Team Liddell vs. Team Ortiz Finale Decision Majority Decision 3
12/05/2009 Win Jon Jones The Ultimate Fighter Heavyweights Finale Disqualification 1 3:55
03/07/2009 Win Mark Munoz UFC 96: Jackson vs Jardine KO 1 3:53
12/27/2008 Win Reese Andy UFC 92: The Ultimate 2008 TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 2 2:19
09/06/2008 Loss Rich Franklin UFC 88: Breakthrough TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage 3 0:39
04/02/2008 Win Tim Boetsch Fight Night: Florian vs. Lauzon TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 2 1:25
09/08/2007 Loss Michael Bisping UFC 75: Champion vs. Champion Decision Split Decision 3
03/03/2007 Win Rex Holman UFC 68: The Uprising TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 4:00
10/10/2006 Win Seth Petruzelli UFC: The Final Chapter Decision Unanimous Decision 3
06/24/2006 Win Jesse Forbes UFC: The Ultimate Fighter 3 Finale TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 4:47
* 02/18/2006 Win Mike Nickels UFC: The Ultimate Fighter Season 3 Decision Unanimous Decision 0

Matt Hamill's Amateur Record

Date Result Opponent Event Method Round Time
10/01/2005 Win Robin Johnson International Combat Events 17 TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 2 1:05
NSF 08/27/2005 Win Robert Hitte XFO 7 TKO/RSC Referee Stoppage from Strikes 1 1:52
: Bout results verified by an official State, Tribal, Provincial, or Municipal Commission.
NSF: Non Sanctioned Fight
* : For a variety of reasons, including weight disparity and the demands of entertainment, Exhibition Bouts are held, in which the contest is unscripted and hard fought, but the results do not count on a fighter's Official Record.
NC: Fight Declared No Contest

Fighter Bio


Matthew S. "The Hammer" Hamill (born on October 5, 1976 in Cincinnati, Ohio) is a deaf American amateur wrestler and MMA fighter. He was a three-time NCAA Wrestling Division III National Champion (167 lb. class in 1997, 190 lb. class in 1998, and 197 lb. class in 1999) while attending the National Technical Institute for the Deaf in Rochester, New York.[1]

He was a contestant on the third season of The Ultimate Fighter reality television show, training under Tito Ortiz in the 205 lb (93 kg) weight class. He won a preliminary fight against Mike Nickels via decision, but was unable to continue into the semi-finals due to injuries. He also expressed interest in training for the upcoming 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.[2]

On June 24, 2006, Matt fought Jesse Forbes on Spike TV on the The Ultimate Fighter 3 Finale and won via TKO.

Matt Hamill defeated Seth Petruzelli via unanimous decision at Ortiz vs. Shamrock 3: The Final Chapter on October 10, 2006. Judges scored the bout 29-28, 30-27, and 29-28 for Hamill.

Matt Hamill fought Rex Holman at UFC 68: The Uprising where he won by TKO in Round One

He is in the UFC Association, Team Punishment