Jamahal Hill, the former UFC light heavyweight champion, has been charged with misdemeanor domestic violence following an alleged physical altercation with his brother, James Anthony Hill Jr.
This incident, as reported by TMZ, led to Hill’s brief detention in a Kent County (Michigan) jail before his release on the same day.
The altercation reportedly resulted in “serious or aggravated injury” to James Anthony Hill Jr.
Brian Butler of Suckerpunch Entertainment, representing Hill, issued a statement to MMA Fighting:
The recent ‘clickbait’ headlines about Jamahal Hill were based on an alleged dispute between him and his older brother.
Jamahal adamantly maintains his innocence and denies the false accusations.
We will not be commenting anymore about this until the truth comes out in court.
This news comes after Hill was recently caught in a protest in New York City, where he was briefly trapped in a van during an event related to UFC 295.
He was safely escorted by police and UFC security.
Additionally, according to MMA Fighting, Hill was one of several fighters who publicly supported UFC CEO Dana White after a video surfaced of White slapping his wife.
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