June 16, 2024

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John Blachovich welcomes the fight with the Glover Texiera, which Joan Jones calls the Texiera ‘new GOAT’ after UFC Vegas 13.

John Blachovich welcomes the fight with the Glover Texiera, which Joan Jones calls the Texiera 'new GOAT' after UFC Vegas 13.

Glover Teixeira The Saturday Light Heavyweight title kept itself in the thick of the picture and was spotted by the division’s top stars.

After Texiera won the third round submission Thiago Santos In UFC Vegas13 The main event, the current 205-pound champion John Blachovich Brazil tweeted that the fight with the veteran was welcome.

“Great fight and incredible run by Glover Teixeira,” Blachovich wrote. “You fully deserve to fight for the title and get a taste of the legendary Polish power.

“If Adesanya can’t wait until March, let’s go.”

Currently, UFC President Dana White And matchmakers reveal they are working on a superfight between Blachovic and UFC middleweight champions Israel Adesanya. The door seems to be at least open for the 41-year-old Texiera, who has won five consecutive fights and now holds the record for most closures and most submissions by UFC Light Heavyweight.

Three-time UFC Champion Jon JonesWorking on the move up to the heavyweight division — commenting on the Saturday headliner — is also permanent.

After recovering from Santos ‘devastating punches on more than one occasion he went so far as to applaud Jones’ success in dominating the Texiera on the field and calling the Teixeira the “new GOAT” (perhaps face to face). He lobbied for Teeksira to get another title shot.

It happened at Teixeira’s first title shot UFC 172 In April 2014. He lost the unanimous decision by Jones.

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Jones commented that Santos’ loss saved him from hearing about the rematch between him and “Maretta”. The two clashed at UFC 239 In July last year, Jones won a close split decision, calling for a rematch between the two.

With Santos now suffering back-to-back losses, Jones does not expect to hear that debate anytime soon.

“I don’t need to read tweets about running away from Santos,” Jones wrote. “Everyone is talking mad crap tonight if he wins.”

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