UFC Fighters Jiri Prochazka And Glover Teixeira Had An Absolutely Unreal Title Fight And MMA Fans Can’t Believe How It Ended

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  • Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira squared off for the UFC Light Heavyweight title at UFC 275
  • The two produced one of the best fights of the year, if not all time.
  • UFC fans across Twitter were going crazy throughout the fight as it went back and forth
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UFC 275 was an absolute banger of a fight card.

Four of the five fights on the main card were decided by finishes. Three had knockouts or TKOs, and it was capped by an incredible Light Heavyweight title fight that featured Glover Teixeira and Jiri Prochazka.

Prior to the main event, Jack Della Maddalenna made himself a household name with a first-round knockout. Jake Matthews knocked out Andre Fialho in a crazy fight. Zhang Weili retired women’s Straweight legend Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Valentina Shevchenko won a banger of a a fight with Talia Santos to retain the women’s Flyweight belt.

Teixeira entered as the reigning champ after submitting former champion Jan Blachowicz in his last fight in October. Prochazka, meanwhile, entered as one of the UFC’s hottest prospect. He had won 12 consecutive fights entering the title bout including his first two fights in the UFC. Both of his UFC fights ended via knockout, including this wild spinning back elbow against Dominick Reyes.

Teixeira And Prochazka Cap Off Banger Of A UFC 275 Card

The main event between the two Light Heavyweight stars delivered the goods and more.

Teixera came out of the gates hot, taking Prochazka down and nearly submitting him in the first round. Then Prochazka steadied himself and appeared to be round two, but Texeira answered with a huge knockdown to steal the round on all three scorecards.

Things began to swing in the third round, with Prochazka landing continuous heavy shots and nearly ending the fight. Round four was much of the same as the two entered the final round with the belt up for grabs. The last round was a whirlwind, with Teixeira nearly finishing Prochazka multiple times, but the challenger had an answer, Prochazka was eventually able to take Teixeira’s back and sink in a rear naked choke to the win the title with just 28 seconds left on the clock.


UFC Fans Were Losing Their Mind Over The Fight And The Card

The main event, in particular, had fans buzzing on Twitter.

After the fight, the 42-year-old Texeira said he intends to continue his UFC career. Rematch incoming?