Pros react to Alexander Gustafsson’s KO of Glover Teixeira, post-fight marriage proposal

May 28, 2017 1:18 pm by Tom Taylor
Alexander Gustafsson KOs Glover Teixeira

On Sunday afternoon, the UFC returned to the beautiful country of Sweden with UFC Stockholm, an exciting 12-fight card that emanated from the city’s Ericsson Globe Arena. Atop this 12-fight card was a key light heavyweight showdown between the UFC’s number one and two ranked light heavyweight contenders: the pride of Sweden himself Alexander Gustafsson, and dangerous Brazilian finisher Glover Teixeira.

In the end, this bout went to Gustafsson, who was clearly the faster, sharper man from the get-go. Though Teixeira demonstrated remarkable resolve and durability throughout the fight, he could only absorb Gustafsson’s crackling combinations for so long, and was ultimately put down by beautiful combination in the fifth.

Unsurprisingly, Gustafsson’s victory generated some interesting reactions from his fellow pros. So too, did his post-fight marriage proposal to his girlfriend and the mother of his new baby (she said yes).

Without further ado, here’s how the MMA community reacted to the UFC Stockholm main event, and Gustafsson’s proposal:

What did you think of Alexander Gustafsson’s destruction of Glover Teixeira?

This article first appeared on BJPenn.com on 5/28/2017.


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