Glover Teixeira is stepping out!
At UFC 283, Glover Teixeira fought off against Jamahal Hill for the vacant Light Heavyweight Championship. Teixeira lost the fight after fighting through all five rounds.
Following the completion of the fight, Glover put his gloves in the middle of the cage and announced his retirement. "I'm too tough for my own good. I'm too tough for my own health," he said.
Glover Teixeira is a Brazilian mixed martial artist and professional boxer. He was born on October 28, 1979 in Sobral, Ceará, Brazil. He began his MMA career in 2002 and has since competed in various promotions including Jungle Fight, Bitetti Combat, and Strikeforce before joining the UFC in 2012.
Teixeira is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and is known for his heavy-handed striking and grappling ability. He has a professional MMA record of 33 wins and 9 losses, with notable wins over fighters such as Rashad Evans, Ryan Bader, and Thiago Santos. He has also fought for the Light Heavyweight title of the UFC, and his career has been marked by his aggressive style and his ability to finish fights via TKO or Submission.
Teixeira is considered to be one of the top light heavyweight fighters in the world and has been ranked as high as #3 in the official UFC rankings. He has also been praised for his durability and his ability to maintain a high pace throughout a fight. Despite his age, he still continues to be a force to be reckoned with in the Light Heavyweight division.
In addition to his fighting career, Teixeira is also known for his humility and his dedication to his training. He is a family man and is respected by his peers and fans alike. He continues to be a fan favorite and is always entertaining in the octagon.
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