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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 IBJJF Pan Championship (2021)
  • 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 MATCH STATS

Overall Positions

CONQUERED MOVES AVERAGE 1.15

OVERALL CONQUERED

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OPPONENT W/L TOP BOTTOM STAND UP EVENT ROUND YEAR
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Rubens Charles L 0 1 0 World RR 2017
Fabio Caloi W 0 1 0 World RR 2017
Thiago Macedo W 1 1 0 World RR 2017
Gianni Grippo L 0 1 0 Pans RR 2018
Samir Chantre W 1 1 0 Pans 4F 2018
Leo Saggioro W 0 1 1 World RR 2018
Isaque Paiva W 0 1 0 World 4F 2018
Matheus Gabriel L 0 0 1 Pans RR 2019
Isaac Doederlein W 0 1 0 Pans RR 2019

Jamil Hill-Taylor Grappling Record

51 WINS
  • BY POINTS
    10 (20%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    12 (24%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    23 (45%)
  • BY DECISION
    5 (10%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    0 (0%)
  • BY DQ
    1 (2%)

23 SUBMISSIONS WINS

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Armbar
17
4
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Submission
13
3
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Choke from back
13
3
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Botinha
9
2
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RNC
9
2
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Bow and arrow
4
1
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Arm in Ezekiel
4
1
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Triangle
4
1
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Choke
4
1
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Toe hook
4
1
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Canto choke
4
1
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Katagatame
4
1
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Toe hold
4
1
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Short choke
4
1
23
(100%) SUBMISSIONS
11 LOSSES
  • BY POINTS
    3 (27%)
  • BY ADVANTAGES
    2 (18%)
  • BY SUBMISSION
    1 (9%)
  • BY DECISION
    3 (27%)
  • BY PENALTIES
    1 (9%)
  • BY DQ
    1 (9%)

1 SUBMISSION LOSSES

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RNC
100
1
1
(100%) SUBMISSION

Jamil Hill-Taylor Fight History

ID Opponent W/L Method Competition Weight Stage Year
12118Osvaldo MoizinhoOsvaldo MoizinhoLDQPan American70KGSF2017
13076Rubens CharlesRubens CharlesLReferee DecisionWorld Champ.70KGSF2017
13426Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoLReferee DecisionFIVE Super League70KGF2017
13683Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoLPointsWashington Open76KGF2017
13982Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoLPts: 2x0No Gi Pan Am.67KGF2017
15347Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoLPts: 2x2, AdvPan American70KGF2018
16885J. AlvesLPts: 0x0, AdvSpider Inv. 4F76KGSPF2018
19494Matheus GabrielMatheus GabrielLPts: 4x4, PenPan American70KGF2019
21057Italo MouraItalo MouraLReferee DecisionWashington SMO76KGF2019
21755Nicky RyanNicky RyanLPts: 2x0ADCC66KGR12019
22520Johnatha AlvesJohnatha AlvesLRNCSpyder Invitational76KG4F2019
10485Eddie AponteWRNCNAGA BATB70KGSF2016
10486Joseph BubbleWShort chokeNAGA BATB70KGF2016
12109Gianni GrippoGianni GrippoWReferee DecisionPan American70KG8F2017
12115Silvio DuranSilvio DuranWBow and arrowPan American70KG4F2017
12356Silvio DuranSilvio DuranWPts: 2x2, AdvNY Spring Open70KGSF2017
12357Windson RamosWPts: 4x4, AdvNY Spring Open70KGF2017
12891Youngseung ChoWPts: 2x2, AdvSpyder Inv.70KG4F2017
13066Thiago MacedoThiago MacedoWArm in EzekielWorld Champ.70KG8F2017
13074Fabio CaloiFabio CaloiWTriangleWorld Champ.70KG4F2017
13422Francisco IturraldeFrancisco IturraldeWReferee DecisionFIVE Super League70KG4F2017
13424Yago EspindolaWReferee DecisionFIVE Super League70KGSF2017
13682Andre MonteiroAndre MonteiroWSubmissionWashington Open76KGSF2017
13981Sylvio DuranWReferee DecisionNo Gi Pan Am.67KGSF2017
14149Kyungsub LeeWPts: 9x0Spyder Invitational76KGSF2017
14151Inseong JangInseong JangWPts: 4x0Spyder Invitational76KGF2017
14154Matheus GodoyMatheus GodoyWPts: 4x4, AdvSpyder InvitationalABSSPF2017
14244Joseph OverstreetWChokeF2W 5370KGSPF2017
14369Thiago MacedoThiago MacedoWChoke from backBJJ NY Pro70KG4F2017
14372Felipe SimplicioWToe hookBJJ NY Pro70KGSF2017
14374Silvio DuranSilvio DuranWChoke from backBJJ NY Pro70KGF2017
15335Deivines LimaWCanto chokePan American70KG8F2018
15342Samir ChantreSamir ChantreWRNCPan American70KG4F2018
15345Gilson NunesGilson NunesWPts: 0x0, AdvPan American70KGSF2018
15729Frederico AlvesWChoke from backWashington SPO70KGSF2018
15730Isaac DoederleinIsaac DoederleinWPts: 2x0Washington SPO70KGF2018
15747Khristopher SantosWBotinhaWashington SNGO73KGF2018
15822Bruno CesarWBotinhaF2W 7070KGSPF2018
16428Thiago MacedoThiago MacedoWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.70KGR22018
16435Isaque PaivaIsaque PaivaWPts: 2x0World Champ.70KG4F2018
16437Marcio AndreMarcio AndreWPts: 0x0, AdvWorld Champ.70KGSF2018
16439Leo SaggioroLeo SaggioroWPts: 4x2World Champ.70KGF2018
16812Alexandre MolinaroAlexandre MolinaroWSubmissionNY BJJ Pro70KGSF2018
16814Thiago MacedoThiago MacedoWPts: 0x0, AdvNY BJJ Pro70KGF2018
17320Felipe LinharesFelipe LinharesWArmbarWashington SU.O.70KGSF2018
17321Joao PereiraWKatagatameWashington SU.O.70KGF2018
18031Jooyoung ChoWN/ASpyder Inv. Final70KGSPF2018
18317Matheus GonzagaMatheus GonzagaWArmbarNY Fall Open70KGF2018
19487Brandon WalenskyBrandon WalenskyWArmbarPan American70KG8F2019
19488Thiago MacedoThiago MacedoWPts: 0x0, AdvPan American70KG4F2019
19492Isaac DoederleinIsaac DoederleinWPts: 2x0Pan American70KGSF2019
19800Felipe LinharesFelipe LinharesWArmbarWashington DCO76KGSF2019
19925Leo SaggioroLeo SaggioroWReferee DecisionF2W 10970KGSPF2019
20066Garrett BishopWSubmissionNY Spring Open76KG4F2019
20070Felipe LinharesFelipe LinharesWPointsNY Spring Open76KGSF2019
20072Johnny TamaJohnny TamaWAdvNY Spring Open76KGF2019
21056Garrett BeckWToe holdWashington SMO76KGSF2019
26025Alexandre MolinaroAlexandre MolinaroWPts: 8x0Memphis Open76KGF2021
27328Diego SodreDiego SodreWPts: 4x4, AdvPan American70KG8F2021
27334Richar NogueiraRichar NogueiraWDQPan American70KG4F2021
27336Fabricio AndreyFabricio AndreyWPts: 0x0, AdvPan American70KGSF2021
27337Gabriel SousaGabriel SousaWPts: 4x2Pan American70KGF2021

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