UFC 283 Highlight Videos: Jamahal Hill wins belt with dominant decision, Glover Teixeira retires

UFC 283 Highlight Videos: Jamahal Hill wins belt with dominant decision, Glover Teixeira retires

the UFC283 The main event flew from Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and crowned a new light heavyweight champion as Jamahal Hill won a dominant unanimous decision over former champion Glover Teixeira. After the defeat, Teixeira announced his retirement.

In the opening round, Teixeira hit the takedown several times, but Hill was featured on every one of them. Hill spent a lot of time at distance, working his kicks from the outside. Things picked up speed in the second verse when Hill wobbled Glover with a headbutt. Jamahal wanted to kill, but Teixeira miraculously survived and even scored a takedown. It was Hill’s turn to survive on the ground, but he managed well and got back to his feet.

In the third round, Hill returned to his headkick to send Glover to the mat. From there, Jamahal moved up and attempted to finish the fight with ground and pound. Teixeira showed his toughness by surviving the onslaught and even rallied back to land some quality punches of his own.

Hill poured it on in the fourth. He had severely injured Teixeira on the cage and hit it off with big uppercuts. Although he had every reason to stop the fight, the referee allowed Glover to endure the rest of the round. Teixeira found an early takedown in the fifth round, but Hill climbed to the front. The round ended with Glover trying to reach Ave Mary in the last second, but Hill stayed smart and is the new UFC Light Heavyweight Champion.

Check out Tim Burkes game after game of the 4th round of Glover Teixeira vs. Jamahal Hill:


Body kick by Hill. Again. Glover lands on the left. Head kick from Hill and a big knee. Teixeira ties him up and shoves his opponent into the cage. Hill turns it over and separates it. Glover with an overhand right. Headkick and a right hook from Hill. Both land. However, Hill lands two more shots. you act. Teixeira eats a shot and clearly feels it, but he lands an own right back. Teixeira with a left hook. And he goes to the body. Hill tags Glover back and he finally backs out. Knee. Left. Teixeira is so bloody. BUT HE SHOOTS BACK RIGHT! However, Hill overpowers him. Teixeira could be stopped at the feet. Big uppercut. Glover is too hard for his own good, but he changes position and backs up in the middle. However, his face is an absolute mess. Knee and huge left by Hill. 10-9 Hill and that could be stopped.

Defeated Jamahal Hill. Glover Teixeira by unanimous decision (50-44 x3): Light heavyweight title

About the author: Eddie Mercado has been covering martial arts since 2015. He covers everything from betting odds to live events and fighter interviews. He holds a 1-0 record in pro MMA and a purple belt in jiu-jitsu. (full bio)

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