Former UFC champ Jamahal Hill talks about a recent devastating injury during a basketball game.

He tore his Achilles and is unsure how long he'll be out of the Octagon.

TMZ Sports caught up with him at LAX before his surgery.

Hill remains positive and determined to make a comeback.

He uses basketball as a regular part of his workout routine to stay in shape.

The injury occurred while playing with Daniel Cormier, though he didn't reveal specifics.

Jamahal will undergo surgery to start his road to recovery.

Despite the setback, he is determined to do whatever it takes to return.

He decided to give up his UFC light heavyweight belt due to the injury.

Hill believes it was the right decision to vacate the title.

Fans are rooting for his successful recovery and eventual return to the Octagon.