Glover Teixeira pulled it off earlier today (Sat., Oct. 30, 2021) at UFC 267 live on ESPN+ from inside Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., by defeating Jan Blachowicz via second-round submission to claim the undisputed UFC light heavyweight title (highlights HERE).
In addition to the main event clash, UFC 267 spit out a long list of memorable fights and finishes. Check them out below and let us know which one stood out the most to you:
- Middleweight prospect Andre Petroski kept things rolling with a third-round submission finish over former heavyweight fighter Hu Yaozong (see it HERE)
- Undefeated featherweight contender Lerone Murphy scored the biggest win of his MMA career with a second-round KO finish over Makwan Amirkhani
- Michal Oleksiejczuk came to fight in his light heavyweight matchup with previously undefeated Shamil Gamzatov and captured a first-round TKO stoppage (watch HERE)
- Undefeated sensation Khamzat Chimaev returned to the cage for the first time in over one year to capture a lopsided submission win over welterweight contender Li Jingliang
- Lightweight contender Islam Makhachev pushed his current win streak to nine with a dominant first-round submission over Dan Hooker (highlights HERE)
- Petr Yan captured the interim UFC bantamweight title with a unanimous decision win over Cory Sandhagen in the co-main event (watch it HERE)
In order to sift through the action and see which fighters took home an extra $50,000, we take a closer look at the official UFC 267 bonus winners below:
Fight of the Night: Petr Yan vs. Cory Sandhagen
Performance of the Night: Glover Teixeira
Performance of the Night: Khamzat Chimaev
For complete UFC 267 results and coverage click here.