From Conor McGregor, Francis Ngannou to Tony Ferguson Twitter reacts as Glover Teixeira dethrones Jan Blachowicz to become the 2nd oldest UFC champion at UFC 267

Conor McGregor, Tony Ferguson, and others react as 42 years old Glover Teixeira becomes the new light heavyweight champion at UFC 267.

Glover Teixeira at UFC 267

The main event of UFC 267 was headlined by the light heavyweight title match between Jan Blachowicz and Glover Teixeira. This was a much-anticipated matchup as the veteran, Texeira is 42 years old, and it was his last chance at the title, and he made the most out of this opportunity as he choked out Jan to become the new light heavyweight champion.

Both Blachowicz and Glover took the center of the octagon, and Glover immediately got the takedown and put Jan on his back, he controlled the posture and started working off from the top. He didn’t allow Jan to get up and landed a series of strikes to finish the round strong. Jan knew he lost that round, and he came out swinging in the second one. Glover endured the storm and landed a big hook that stunned Jan, he retreated but Glover completed another takedown before eventually choking him out to get the victory.

This was a very emotional moment for Glover and his corner, the 42 years old veteran helped his opponent get back on his feet, and rushed to his family to get the celebrations going. Everyone in the MMA community was in awe after Glover’s performance, and here are some of the most heartwarming Tweets for his victory.

Everybody was moved by Glover Teixeira’s inspirational journey to become the champion at UFC 267, here are some of the most heart warming Tweets

UFC’s biggest superstar Conor McGregor was inspired by this victory, and he Tweeted, “Just incredible! What a sport!”

UFC’s heavyweight champion, Francis Ngannou congratulated Glover for this victory, he wrote, “Glover Teixeira is like a fine wine, the older he gets the better he is. This man is unbelievable!!! Congratulations Champ #UFC267″

Justin Gaethje was impressed by Teixeira’s performance. He wrote, “That is awesome to see @gloverteixeira get the strap.”

“El Cucuy” Tony Ferguson, posted a photo of Glover, and wrote, “Big Congrats To @gloverteixeira On The Victory @ufc Well Earned”

Daniel Cormier was in the commentary team for this one, and he wrote, “Congratulations to the champion of the world Brazil’s own @gloverteixeira! Literally brought a tear to my eyes the way this man has never given up! Just amazing 42 years old man. #ufc267”

Gilber Burns wrote, “Wow and new @gloverteixeira#UFC267”

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