After a brief retirement, Matt Hamill returned to action at UFC 152, where he took on Canadian boxing specialist Roger Hollett.
The Hammer cruised to an easy, if uninspired victory, and he reasserted himself into the UFC's light heavyweight picture on a winning note.
What We'll Remember about This Fight
In the scope of UFC 152, we'll remember this fight as the rotten apple that spoiled an otherwise tasty bunch.
In the larger scheme of things, we'll remember the bout as Hamill's return to the UFC.
What We Learned about Hamill
To be honest, not a whole lot.
He out-wrestled an overmatched opponent, repeatedly putting Hollett on his back and working in some strikes from the guard. It's the kind of victory we've seen from Hamill before, yet not enough to suggest he is any better than he was last time we saw him compete.
What We Learned about Hollett
We learned that he has big biceps and an all-around impressive physique.
We also learned that he doesn't have particularly impressive striking, wrestling, grappling or energy. All in all, we learned that he probably isn't good enough to sick it out in the UFC.
What's Next for Hamill
Probably a step up in competition and a loss, or another low-level competitor and win. I'd like to see him fight Vinny Magalhaes.
What's Next for Hollett
Almost certainly a UFC pink slip.
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