UFC on ESPN 40 Results: Hill Scores Fourth-Round TKO of Santos

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By John Morgan, MMA Underground ‘Sweet Dreams’ defends wrestling-heavy attack from Brazilian slugger to score late TKO. LAS VEGAS — Jamahal Hill announced himself as a legitimate contender in UFC’s light heavyweight division with an impressive TKO finish over former title challenger Thiago Santos. The matchup served as the main event of Saturday’s UFC on ESPN 40 event, which aired on ESPN and streamed on ESPN+ from the UFC Apex. Striking a wide stance at the start of the fight, Hill kept his range early. After landing a powerful kick to the legs, Santos went for a takedown in the opening minut…

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