22 Jan 2023
Former UFC light heavyweight champion Glover Teixeira addressed Brazilian fans after his loss to Jamahal Hill at UFC 283 and asked them to respect the new champion.
I want to address the audience. Guys, I saw you throwing popcorn and drinks at Hill. I want you to respect him, he's the new champion.
Glover Teixeira after the fight
Recall, the fight between Hill and Teixeira topped UFC 283, which took place on January 22 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The fight ended in favor of Jamahal by unanimous decision of the judges. Thus, the American became the new UFC light heavyweight champion.
Hill, 31, defeated Thiago Santos by TKO in the fourth round at UFC on ESPN 40 in August, 2022. He has 12 wins and one loss under his belt.
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