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Legendary coach John Hackleman retires from cornering after attempting to stop Glover Teixeira vs. Jamahal Hill at UFC 283

Josh Evanoff - January 24, 2023

Don’t expect to see coach John Hackleman in the corner on fight night in the future. The longtime head coach of The Pit is mainly known for his work with Chuck Liddell. ‘The Iceman’ was coached by Hackleman for the majority of his career. Although, he declined to train the former champion for his final fight against Tito Ortiz in 2018.

Jamahal Hill, Glover Teixeira, UFC 283
Deiveson Figueiredo

What's next for the stars of UFC 283?

Cole Shelton - January 23, 2023

The UFC returned to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for UFC 283 which saw two titles on the line, including the vacant light heavyweight title for the second straight pay-per-view. In the main event, Jamahal Hill was taking on Glover Teixeira for the vacant light heavyweight title. The co-main event saw Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno settle their rivalry as they were fighting for the fourth time.

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Fighters react after MMA legend Glover Teixeira announces his retirement at UFC 283

Fernando Quiles - January 22, 2023

Glover Teixeira has announced his 42-fight pro MMA career has come to an end, and the MMA community is giving the former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion his flowers. Teixeira faced Jamahal Hill in the main event of UFC 283 this past Saturday night. The bout was contested for the vacant UFC Light Heavyweight Championship. Teixeira lost the fight via unanimous decision. During his post-fight interview with Daniel Cormier, Teixeira took his gloves off, left them at the center of the Octagon, and announced his retirement.

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Pros react after Jamahal Hill defeats Glover Teixeira at UFC 283

Chris Taylor - January 21, 2023

Tonight’s UFC 283 was headlined by a fight between Glover Teixeira and Jamahal Hill for the promotions vacant light heavyweight title. Teixeira (33-9 MMA) was returning to action for the first time since losing the 205lbs strap to Jiri Prochazka at UFC 275 in June of 2022. Prior to that setback, the 43-year-old veteran had put together a six-fight winning streak.

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Jamahal Hill

UFC 283: ‘Teixeira vs. Hill’ Live Results and Highlights

Chris Taylor - January 21, 2023

The Octagon returns to Rio de Janeiro for tonight’s UFC 283 event, a 15-bout fight card headlined by Glover Teixeira vs. Jamahal Hill. Teixeira (33-8 MMA) and Hill (11-1 MMA) will collide for the promotions currently vacant light heavyweight world title.

Jamahal Hill, Jiri Prochazka
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Jamahal Hill open to waiting for Jiri Prochazka as his first title defense if he beats Glover Teixeira at UFC 283: "I want that fight"

Cole Shelton - January 18, 2023

Jamahal Hill is hopeful Jiri Prochazka can return to action this summer. Prochazka was supposed to defend his light heavyweight title against Glover Teixeira in December but had to pull out of the fight and vacate the belt due to a major shoulder injury.

Glover Teixeira, Jamahal Hill, UFC 283
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UFC 283 | Pro fighters make their picks for Glover Teixeira vs. Jamahal Hill title fight

Cole Shelton - January 18, 2023

In the main event of UFC 283, the vacant light heavyweight title is up for grabs as Glover Teixeira takes on Jamahal Hill. Heading into the fight, Teixeira is a +104 underdog while the American is a -132 favorite on FanDuel. Ahead of the fight, reached out to several fighters to get their prediction for the scrap. The pros slightly lean towards Hill getting his hand raised and likely doing so by knocking out Teixeira.

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Jamahal Hill confident Glover Teixeira has never seen anyone with his “finishing ability” ahead of UFC 283: “You can't compare me to nobody else bro”

Harry Kettle - December 16, 2022

Jamahal Hill has expressed his confidence in being able to finish Glover Teixeira when they meet next month at UFC 283. In a strange twist of fate, Jamahal Hill will fight Glover Teixeira for the UFC light heavyweight title next month in Brazil. It comes after the title bout at UFC 282, between Jan Blachowicz and Magomed Ankalaev, ended in a split draw.

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Jamahal Hill reveals Anthony Smith will help him train for Glover Teixeira fight at UFC 283: "All the credit goes to him"

Josh Evanoff - December 12, 2022

UFC light-heavyweight contender Jamahal Hill will be bringing an interesting name into his training camp. ‘Sweet Dreams’ has been out of action since a knockout victory over Thiago Santos in August. Following that win, Hill was scheduled to face Anthony Smith in March. The pair were expected to headline a Fight Night main event, but that will no longer happen.

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Glover Teixeira reacts after receiving vacant light heavyweight title fight against Jamahal Hill at UFC 283

Lewis Simpson - December 12, 2022

Glover Teixeira has thanked the universe after being awarded the next shot at the vacant light heavyweight title in Brazil at UFC 283 next month. Teixeira was in attendance this past weekend at UFC 282, which saw Jan Blachowicz and Magomed Ankalaev go toe-to-toe in the main event for his former light heavyweight championship. Having been promised to face the winner, Teixeira was eager to sit cageside to get a closer glimpse at the man who he would challenge next.

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Dana White announces Jamahal Hill vs. Glover Teixeira for the vacant light heavyweight title at UFC 283

Fernando Quiles - December 11, 2022

UFC President Dana White turned some heads with his post-UFC 282 announcement. The conclusion of UFC 282 was supposed to crown a new UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. Jan Blachowicz and Magomed Ankalaev did battle for the vacant gold this past Saturday night (December 10). The title had been vacated after Jiří Procházka suffered a shoulder injury.

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Dana White confirms Glover Teixeira will likely face the winner of UFC 282's main event next: "It will be Glover"

Josh Evanoff - December 8, 2022

UFC president Dana White has confirmed that Glover Teixeira will be fighting for gold next time out. The Brazilian has been out of action since his title defense against Jiri Prochazka in June. At UFC 275 in Singapore, the two light heavyweights put on a fight for the ages. Trailing on the scorecards heading into the final round, ‘Denisa’ secured a shocking fifth-round submission win.

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Daniel Cormier admits he agrees with Glover Teixeira's approach in declining new UFC 282 matchup: "I would do the same thing"

Josh Evanoff - December 2, 2022

UFC commentator Daniel Cormier understands why Glover Teixeira isn’t fighting later this month. The Brazilian has been out of action since UFC 275 in June. In that outing in Singapore, Teixeira looked to make his first title defense against Jiri Prochazka. The bout was a back-and-forth one, but it was ‘Denisa’ who emerged victorious thanks to a fifth-round submission.

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Glover Teixeira shuts down rumored Alex Pereira vs Khamzat Chimaev fight: “This fight is all talk”

Harry Kettle - December 2, 2022

Glover Teixeira has shut down the idea of Alex Pereira defending his middleweight title against Khamzat Chimaev. There’s often a lot of talk surrounding Khamzat Chimaev, with much of it coming from the man himself. ‘Borz’ regularly goes after his rivals on social media and, more often than not, makes it clear that he wants to fight as much as he possibly can. Lately, he’s been focusing his attention on UFC middleweight champion Alex Pereira.

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Glover Teixeira planning to be in attendance at UFC 282 and challenge winner of Jan Blachowicz vs. Magomed Ankalaev

Josh Evanoff - November 30, 2022

Glover Teixeira may have lost his title shot, but he’s not going to sit around and cry about it. The Brazilian has been out of action since UFC 275 in June. Teixeira headlined the event in his first title defense against Jiri Prochazka, and the pair put on a classic. The fight was back and forth for five rounds until ‘Denisa’ locked up a submission in the final frame to earn the win.

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Jiri Prochazka

Official main card lineup announced for UFC 282: ‘Prochazka vs. Teixeira 2’

Harry Kettle - November 22, 2022

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has announced the main card for UFC 282, headlined by Jiri Prochazka vs Glover Teixeira 2. The final UFC pay-per-view of 2022 is almost upon us as the company signs off on another great year. From a financial standpoint, it was impressive – and when you look at the quality of the fights, it’s equally as memorable.

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Alex Pereira praises Glover Teixeira and corner following UFC 281 win over Israel Adesanya

Fernando Quiles - November 13, 2022

Alex Pereira is the new UFC Middleweight Champion and he’s giving his cornermen a ton of credit. Pereira challenged Adesanya for the 185-pound gold this past Saturday night. The title fight emanated from Madison Square Garden in New York City. Adesanya looked to be getting the better of Pereira on the feet, although “Poatan’s” power remained a threat. In the final round, Pereira had “The Last Stylebender” on wobbly legs until referee Marc Goddard called off the fight.

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Jiri Prochazka reveals he declined having Glover Teixeira rematch in Brazil

Cole Shelton - November 10, 2022

Jiri Prochazka reveals the UFC wanted his and Glover Teixeira’s rematch to take place in Brazil. Teixeira hails from Brazil and the promotion was returning to the country for the first time since 2020 in January for UFC 283. With that, the hope was the UFC would have Teixeira’s potential final fight in his home country.

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