"Dana, time to fire someone" - UFC fighters and fans hilariously react to UFC botching UFC 278 poster with Jamahal Hill's picture instead of Leon Edwards'

Jamahal Hill mistakenly placed on the UFC 278 poster [Image credits: @DerekBrunson on Twitter]
Jamahal Hill mistakenly placed on the UFC 278 poster [Image credits: @DerekBrunson on Twitter]

A hilarious goof-up took place during UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill. Someone from the UFC team seemingly replaced Leon Edwards' image with an image of Jamahal Hill in a UFC 278 poster on display.

During the UFC Vegas 59 event, the promotion's schedule for the next four weeks was displayed on the screen. One thing that stood out in the visual was that in the UFC 278 poster, it was Hill who was placed next to Kamaru Usman instead of 'Rocky'.

MMA fighters, personalities and fans all took notice of the error and shared their thoughts about the same on social media.

Derek Brunson jokingly labeled Edwards a "bad boy" for fighting as a light heavyweight and then as a welterweight within a matter of a few weeks.

Edwards is a bad boy . Fighting 205 and 170 . Go off my boy 😂😂😂

Belal Muhammad poked fun at UFC champion Kamaru Usman, saying 'The Nigerian Nightmare' was finally moving up to 205 pounds.

Usman really moving up to 205 😂

MMA journalist Ariel Helwani said Hill was about to make a historic turnaround by competing at 205 pounds and then at 170 pounds just a few weeks later.

Hill’s about to make an historic turnaround. Good for him…

One user asked UFC president Dana White to fire the person responsible for the goof-up.

@bullyb170 Yeah, that was messed up. Dana, time to fire someone.

A few more humorous tweets from MMA personalities and fans can be seen below:

Leon Edwards looks a bit different…
Umm anyone notice Leon Edwards pic was actually Jamahal Hill in that preview of the coming up events? 😂
You had ONE job!!They just keep disrespecting #leonedwards . Lol#UFCVegas59 #fightnight
@jedigoodman edwards gets zero respect 😂
@jedigoodman Nice to see Jamal awarded with an immediate welterweight title shot after his win tonight
ufc hates leon so much they already replaced him with jamahal hill
@jedigoodman So this is what Ali meant when he said Usman is going to 205

Jamahal Hill makes a resounding statement at UFC Vegas 59

Jamahal Hill took on Thiago Santos in a five-round main event at UFC Vegas 59. 'Sweet Dreams' put on an impressive performance as he finished 'Marreta' in the fourth round of the fight.

The contest was awarded the Fight of the Night honors and both fighters took home an additional check of $50,000 each.

With the victory, Hill extended his winning streak to three. Prior to that, 31-year-old suffered the only loss of his MMA career against Paul Craig at UFC 263.

Hill is currently ranked No.10 in the UFC light heavyweight rankings. This will likely change once the rankings are updated. By defeating the No.6-ranked Santos, 'Sweet Dreams' has made a statement and proven himself to be a potential title contender.

With a couple more wins, Hill could find himself next in line for a title shot.

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