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Shane Jamil Hill-Taylor, commonly referenced as Shane Hill-Taylor, or plain Jamil Hill is one of the top jiu-jitsu athletes of his generation and a product of Team Lloyd Irvin’s kids’ program. One of the top American born competitors on BJJ’s grappling scene, Shane Jamil Hill-Taylor made a name for himself in the lower belt divisions of the sport by conquering numerous important championships, including 3 IBJJF World titles as a blue, purple and brown belt, which cemented the case for his black belt, earned from the hands of Lloyd Irvin on June 2016.

Shane Jamil Hill-Taylor Jiu-Jitsu

Full Name: Shane Jamil Hill-Taylor

Nickname: Jamil is often referenced as ‘Bruxo’ by his Brazilian teammates. The name represents “Wizard” in Portuguese, and was given to Hill due to his intricate scrambles and positions which, jokingly, appear to be magic.

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rickson Gracie > Jorge Pereira > Leonardo DallaLloyd Irvin > Shane Hill-Taylor

Main Achievements:

  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2018)
  • 1st Place SPYDER Invitational (2017)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF Pans Championship (2018/2019)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF Pans Championship (2017)

Main Achievements (Colored Belts):

  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship (2015 purple, 2016 brown)
  • 1st Place IBJJF World Championship Juvenile (2012 blue)
  • 1st Place IBJJF Pans Championship (2012/2014 blue)
  • 1st Place IBJJF NY BJJ Pro (2014* purple)
  • 1st Place IBJJF NY Spring Open (2014 blue, 2015** purple, 2016 brown)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF World Championship Juvenile (2010 blue)
  • 2nd Place IBJJF Boston Winter Open (2013 blue)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF World Championship (2017 black, 2011 blue)
  • 3rd Place IBJJF Pans Championship (2015 purple)

* Absolute
** Weight and absolute

Favorite Position/Technique: Omoplata

Weight Division: Peso Pena (70,00 kg / 168.0 lbs)

Team/Association: Team Lloyd Irvin

Jamil Hill-Taylor Biography

Shane Jamil Hill-Taylor was born on December 8, 1995 in Suitland, Maryland – United States of America.

Growing up very connected with sports, Shane played football and practiced taekwondo in his early childhood. Jiu-jitsu crossed Jamil’s path at the age of 8 when he was convinced by a few friends to join Team Lloyd Irvin’s (TLI) Summer camp. The experience greatly enhanced his interest in grappling as he explained:

During my first week of camp I was told to pass one of the grappling kids guard, and for 5 minutes I tried to run around the legs with no success. From that moment on I wanted to train and at the end of the Summer I was put into the grappling program. – Shane Hill-Taylor

At TLI’s jiu-jitsu kids program Shane met Donald Achnick (also known as “Master Donnie”). Achnick became a strong influence in Hill-Taylor’s development as a BJJ athlete, following Jamil’s evolution throughout all belts.

Shane Hill-Taylor first started competing in 2005, immediately falling in love with the tournament aspect of this martial art/sport. His interest expanded further once Shane witnessed (from the sidelines) his first IBJJF World Championship back in 2009. He decided then he wanted to pursue a career as a professional grappler, competing the following year in the sport’s most important tournament, placing second in the blue belt juvenile division.

Shane’s jiu-jitsu skills showed potential for greatness from early on, pilling important titles to his vast grappling resume, including 3 world titles and 2 Pan American titles in the lower belt divisions. Trophies that led Hill-Taylor to his black belt, a promotion that occurred in June 2016.

Jamil Hill-Taylor Grappling Record

47 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    10 (21%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    10 (21%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    22 (47%)
  • BY DECISION
    5 (11%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    0 (0%)

22 SUBMISSIONS WINS

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Armbar
18
4
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Submission
14
3
#5AD3D1
Choke from back
14
3
#d1212a
Botinha
9
2
#fad11b
RNC
9
2
#f58822
Triangle
5
1
#224aba
Choke
5
1
#ff9124
Toe hook
5
1
#bf1f6c
Canto choke
5
1
#22c9a5
Katagatame
5
1
#fad223
Short choke
5
1
#03861f
Bow and arrow
5
1
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Arm in ezekiel
5
1
22
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
9 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    2 (22%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (22%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    0 (0%)
  • BY DECISION
    3 (33%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (11%)
  • BY DQ
    1 (11%)

0 SUBMISSION LOSSES

Jamil Hill-Taylor Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
12024Osvaldo MoizinhoOsvaldo MoizinhoLDQPan American70KGSF2017
12965Rubens CharlesRubens CharlesLReferee DecisionWorld Champ.70KGSF2017
13307Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoLReferee DecisionFIVE Super League70KGF2017
13561Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoLPointsWashington Open76KGF2017
13858Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoLPts: 2x0No Gi Pan Am.67KGF2017
15175Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoLPts: 2x2, AdvPan American70KGF2018
16674J. AlvesLPts: 0x0, AdvSpider Inv. 4F76KGSPF2018
19124Matheus GabrielMatheus GabrielLPts: 4x4, PenPan American70KGF2019
20625Italo MouraItalo MouraLReferee DecisionWashington SMO76KGF2019
10434Eddie AponteWRNCNAGA BATB70KGSF2016
10435Joseph BubbleWShort chokeNAGA BATB70KGF2016
12015Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoWReferee DecisionPan American70KG8F2017
12021Silvio DuranSilvio DuranWBow and arrowPan American70KG4F2017
12259Silvio DuranSilvio DuranWPts: 2x2, AdvNY Spring Open70KGSF2017
12260Windson RamosWPts: 4x4, AdvNY Spring Open70KGF2017
12785Youngseung ChoWPts: 2x2, AdvSpyder Inv.70KG4F2017
12955Thiago MacedoThiago MacedoWArm in ezekielWorld Champ.70KG8F2017
12963Fabio CaloiFabio CaloiWTriangleWorld Champ.70KG4F2017
13303Francisco IturraldeFrancisco IturraldeWReferee DecisionFIVE Super League70KG4F2017
13305Yago EspindolaWReferee DecisionFIVE Super League70KGSF2017
13560Andre MonteiroAndre MonteiroWSubmissionWashington Open76KGSF2017
13857Sylvio DuranWReferee DecisionNo Gi Pan Am.67KGSF2017
14020Kyungsub LeeWPts: 9x0Spyder Invitational76KGSF2017
14022Inseong JangInseong JangWPts: 4x0Spyder Invitational76KGF2017
14025Matheus GodoyWPts: 4x4, AdvSpyder InvitationalABSSPF2017
14113Joseph OverstreetWChokeF2W Pro 5370KGSPF2017
14235Thiago MacedoThiago MacedoWChoke from backBJJ NY Pro70KG4F2017
14238Felipe SimplicioWToe hookBJJ NY Pro70KGSF2017
14240Silvio DuranSilvio DuranWChoke from backBJJ NY Pro70KGF2017
15163Deivines LimaWCanto chokePan American70KG8F2018
15170Samir ChantreSamir ChantreWRNCPan American70KG4F2018
15173Gilson NunesGilson NunesWPts: 0x0, AdvPan American70KGSF2018
15546Frederico AlvesWChoke from backWashington SPO70KGSF2018
15547Isaac DoederleinIsaac DoederleinWPts: 2x0Washington SPO70KGF2018
15564Khristopher SantosWBotinhaWashington SNGO73KGF2018
15636Bruno CesarWBotinhaF2W Pro 7070KGSPF2018
16230Thiago MacedoThiago MacedoWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.70KGR22018
16237Isaque PaivaIsaque PaivaWPts: 2x0World Champ.70KG4F2018
16239Marcio AndreMarcio AndreWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.70KGSF2018
16241Leo SaggioroLeo SaggioroWPts: 4x2World Champ.70KGF2018
16601Alexandre MolinaroAlexandre MolinaroWSubmissionNY BJJ Pro70KGSF2018
16603Thiago MacedoThiago MacedoWPts: 0x0, AdvNY BJJ Pro70KGF2018
17085Felipe LinharesFelipe LinharesWArmbarWashington SU.O.70KGSF2018
17086Joao PereiraWKatagatameWashington SU.O.70KGF2018
17764Jooyoung ChoWN/ASpyder Inv. Final70KGSPF2018
18033Matheus GonzagaMatheus GonzagaWArmbarNY Fall Open70KGF2018
19117Brandon WalenskyBrandon WalenskyWArmbarPan American70KG8F2019
19118Thiago MacedoThiago MacedoWPts: 0x0, AdvPan American70KG4F2019
19122Isaac DoederleinIsaac DoederleinWPts: 2x0Pan American70KGSF2019
19419Felipe LinharesFelipe LinharesWArmbarWashington DCO76KGSF2019
19421Rodrigo GortariWN/AWashington DCO76KGF2019
19544Leo SaggioroLeo SaggioroWReferee DecisionF2W Pro 10970KGSPF2019
19674Garrett BishopWSubmissionNY Spring Open76KG4F2019
19678Felipe LinharesFelipe LinharesWPointsNY Spring Open76KGSF2019
19680Johnny TamaJohnny TamaWAdvNY Spring Open76KGF2019
20624Garrett BeckWN/AWashington SMO76KGSF2019

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