UFC 267 is within the books and two fighters have gold wrapped across the waist. The occasion, happening on Combat Island in Abu Dhabi, delivered with high-level motion and a few dramatic theater all through.
Glover Teixeira, the 42-year-old gentle heavyweight, managed to wrangle the 205-pound title from Jan Blachowicz with a dominant efficiency in the primary occasion. Teixeira, who fought for the title solely as soon as earlier than in 2014, used his unbelievable grappling sport to take aside the champion earlier than touchdown a large strike in Spherical 2 to arrange the submission victory.
Now, it seems the veteran will meet prime contender Jiri Prohcazka subsequent after the challenger was cageside for the occasion.
Plus, Petr Yan is as soon as once more golden after a masterful efficiency in opposition to Cory Sandhagen within the co-main occasion. Yan took a unanimous determination from his opponent to earn the interim bantamweight title as full champ Aljamain Sterling continues to get better from neck surgical procedure.
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Plus, Islam Makhachev and Khamzat Chimaev reminded why they may have subsequent within the light-weight and welterweight divisions, respectively, with dominant outings on the undercard. Makhachev scored a first-round submission through kimura over Dan Hooker to run his profitable streak to 9. Chimaev, in the meantime, dominated Li Jingliang for a first-round sub of his personal as he has absorbed only one vital strike by his first 4 appearances within the Octagon.
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UFC 267 battle card, outcomes
- Glover Teixeira def. Jan Blachowicz (c) through second-round submission (rear-naked choke)
- Petr Yan (ic) def. Cory Sandhagen through unanimous determination (49-46, 49-46, 49-46)
- Islam Makhachev def. Dan Hooker through first-round submission (kimura)
- Alexander Volkov def. Marcin Tybura through determination (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
- Khamzat Chimaev def. Li Jingliang through first-round submission (rear-naked choke)
- Magomed Ankalaev def. Volkan Oezdemir through unanimous determination (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
- Amanda Ribas def. Virna Jandiroba through unanimous determination (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Zubaira Tukhugov def. Ricardo Ramos through unanimous determination (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Albert Duraev def. Roman Kopylov through unanimous determination (30-27, 29-27, 29-27)
- Elizeu Zaleski Dos Santos def. Benoit Saint-Denis through unanimous determination (29-26, 29-26, 29-26)
- Michal Oleksiejczuk def. Shamil Gamzatov through first-round TKO (punches)
- Lerone Murphy def. Makwan Amirkhani through second-round knockout (knee)
- Andre Petroski def. Yaozong Hu through third-round submission (arm-triangle choke)
- Tagir Ulanbekhov def. Allan Nascimento through cut up determination (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)