Matt Haemill The Hammer Analysis

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03-16-2012 “The Hammer” Matt Hamill By Eben Kostbar and Joseph McKelheer Matt Hamill was born on October 5, 1976, in Loveland, Ohio. He was profoundly deaf and he was supposed to learn how to sign language at his young age, but his grandfather wanted him to learn how to speak instead of singing language. So he went to an elementary school where he hadn’t been around deaf people. In meanwhile, he was using the cochlear implants (is a surgically implanted electronic device that provides a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly deaf or severely hard of hearing. Cochlear implants are often referred to as a bionic ear) that helped his speech. His grandfather encouraged him to become a wrestler when he was a little boy. As Hamill grew,…show more content…
It is most widely known for its fine arts, computing, engineering, and imaging science programs; several fine arts programs routinely rank in the national "Top 10" according to the US News & World Report) and that’s when he became a part of deaf world and everything went easy for him because there’s deaf people that can communicate with each other. There was one thing he went for national championship. He sure had so many fans that call him “Hammer”. During his final game, he was against a two-time national champion, Jason Sloan and then he won, five to six. The “Hammer”, Matt Hamill was the first deaf person for NCCA Wrestling Team Championship, so he joined UFC Light Heavyweight Champion for six years and then he decided to retire after 13 fights in 2011. The reason he determined to retire because he couldn’t stand the constant pain. He suffered several injuries throughout the course of his career in the UFC, including a pinched nerve in his neck which was separated in his December 2009 fight with now-champ Jon Jones. Matt won 10 times and lost 4 times. He fought four world champions (Franklin, Jones, Ortiz and Jackson. He’s married to Kristi that she went to the same school with him and he has a daughter. Matt’s got electrical engineering

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