Hill likened the idea of a welterweight champion to a car. He said that if Usmann jumps his two weight classes, he will leave BMW lane and switch to his SUV lane.
The considerable difference in size between welterweight and light heavyweight could be the basis for Hill’s analogy. SUVs are typically much larger than BMWs.while talking Schmozone The podcast “Sweet Dreams” says:
“It’s in you [Kamaru Usman’s] LANE. You’re trying to jump into the SUV lane and away like the BMW lane. It’s a little different, bro.”
“The Schmo” pointed out that the difference between the two weight classes is 35 pounds. He suspected the “Nigerian Nightmare” had him walking around weighing over 200 pounds.
However, Hill said that when he first met the welterweight champion at UFC PI, he thought Usman looked big enough to fight at light heavyweight.
‘Sweet Dreams’ praised his discipline on the ‘Nigerian Nightmare’ diet, with Usman staying shredded throughout the year.
“I’ll say this. When I first saw Kamaru Usman, I thought he might have fought a light heavyweight. He was big. I was at the PI. He was shredded. Especially As usual, this man is always shredded.”
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Jamahal Hill takes on Thiago Santos this weekend at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill
Jamahal Hill is set to return to the Octagon this weekend. Thiago Santos in a battle for the top 10 light heavyweight contenders.
“Sweet Dreams” have won their last two games by first-round knockout. Meanwhile, Santos lost a decision to Magomed Ankaraev. The former light heavyweight title challenger has lost four of his last five fights.
Hill, 31, is currently ranked No. 10 in the UFC’s 205-pound division. Santos, 38, sits in her sixth place. A win for the Brazilian could set off another run to the top, and a victory for Hill could see him knock on the top five door of the division.