MMA fans express deep sorrow as Glover Teixeira retires after loss to Jamahal Hill at UFC 283

Glover Teixeira, Brazilian-American Mixed Martial Artist, and a renowned UFC Fighter used to compete in the Light heavyweight division since 2012 and now retires after his match against Jamahal Hill in the light heavyweight championship main event of UFC 283 last Sunday.

The Brazilian started illustrating his illustrious UFC career of 33 wins with 9 losses to his name following an ‘Arm Triangle” submission victory over Kyle Kingsbury at UFC 146 back on 2012, May 26.

Despite losing the bout by a Unanimous Decision to Jamahal Hill, he was also honored as Many MMA fans venerate his retirement on the very same night as ‘Shogun’ Rua. Following the retirement of a beloved MMA star, fans and pro players shared their tearful messages on social media.

The Brazilian-American MMA pro retired from the sport at the age of 43. It has been a really sad day for Brazilian MMA fans, due to two of their beloved fighters’ retirement on the same night.

However, inside the octagon, he was having a tough time against Jamahal for the light heavyweight championship eventually, losing the title match against his opponent. Regardless of that, he was happy and proud of himself for retiring on the same night as his countrymen ‘Shogun’ Rua.

In the postfight interview, the former light heavyweight champion stated, “I think I’m too tough for my own good, I’m too tough for my own health, Teixeira said after the fight. It’s an honor to retire on the same night as Shogun Rua.” Though there are a lot of sorrowful comments on social media about closing his chapter. All the fans are tweeting with heartbreak and crying emojis, while some are praising for the brave decision.

In Teixeira’s eleven-year career in the UFC, he accomplished many things. With the highlight of winning a light heavyweight championship title for himself. He was also the No. 2 in the UFC light heavyweight rankings before he left. Outside of the UFC, he has also competed in the WEC, Impact FC, PFC, and Shooto.

Even though he ended his career with a loss but he has a record of 42-33-9 in MMA, which already makes him one of the greatest Brazilian-American fighters ever.




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