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UFC 267 in Tweets: Fighters react to Glover Teixeira’s title win at 42 years old, Yan vs. Sandhagen classic

UFC 267: Blachowicz v Teixeira Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Glover Teixeira choked out Father Time and won the UFC light heavyweight title at 42, completing an improbable career reinvention with a second-round submission of Jan Blachowicz at UFC 267.

Teixeira dominated Blachowicz on the ground in the first frame and then finished the job with a rear-naked choke at the 3:02 mark of Round 2.

The feel-good moment capped a night of exciting action that included an instant classic between Petr Yan and Cory Sandhagen in the co-feature of Saturday’s pay-per-view at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi. Yan captured the interim title with a pitch-perfect performance and set the table for a title unifier against Aljamain Sterling.

Here’s what fighters had to say about UFC 267’s main card.


Glover Teixeira def. Jan Blachowicz


Petr Yan def. Cory Sandhagen


Islam Makhachev def. Dan Hooker


Alexander Volkov def. Marcin Tybura


Khamzat Chimaev def. Li Jingliang


Magomed Ankalaev def. Volkan Oezdemir