‘One of the most effective moments in MMA historical past’: UFC fans left stunned as Jiri Prochazka submits Glover Teixeira with 30 seconds left of their five-round thriller to say the light-heavyweight crown… and the Brazilian is already calling for a rematch
- Jiri Prochazka emerged victorious after a dramatic conflict with Glover Teixeira
- The Czech fighter submitted Teixeira with 30 seconds of their bout remaining
- He dramatically turned the brand new UFC light-heavyweight champ within the course of
- Prochazka was behind on two scorecards when he produced the late stoppage
Jiri Prochazka submitted Glover Teixeira within the closing 30 seconds of a dramatic encounter at UFC 275 to develop into the brand new light-heavyweight champion on Saturday evening.
Teixeira turned the oldest fighter to win a UFC title when he toppled Jan Blachowicz again in October, and the Brazilian was shut to creating a profitable first defence out in information/singapore/index.html” id=”mol-fbd86710-ea1c-11ec-8ca8-01bfbb495f67″>Singapore.
In a thrilling contest which some fans have branded the best light-heavyweight scrap of all time, Teixeira was narrowly main on two judges’ scorecards heading into the fifth and closing spherical.
Jiri Prochazka submitted Glover Teixeira within the final 30 seconds of a dramatic UFC 275 conflict
But within the closing 30 seconds, Prochazka left fans stunned when he compelled a submission on the bottom to mark a brand new period within the 205lbs division.
He has additionally develop into the primary ever Czech fighter to win a UFC title, with fans rapidly speeding to social media to precise their disbelief at each the competition and end result.
One wrote on Twitter: ‘One of the most effective moments in MMA historical past. That combat was unbelievable’.
Another posted: ‘Mad respect for each fighters for this unimaginable combat! #UFC275’
A 3rd commented: ‘Unbelievable end to a particular combat. Jiri’s spherical administration and poor choice making would have value him if it had gone to the rating playing cards as a result of glover was successful that contest.’
Prochazka has develop into the primary ever Czech fighter to win a UFC title after beating Teixeira
While one merely requested: ‘What the f*** did I simply watch?’
UFC heavyweight star Tanner Boser additionally chipped in by saying: ‘Prochazka vs Teixeira was one of many best title fights of all time. That was insanity. Both males are unimaginable. We knew that, however wow. Thank you guys.’
Prochazka, who practices the ethical code of samurai tradition, bushido, has now gained 13 contests on the bounce after his dramatic last-gasp victory over Teixeira.
‘It’s wonderful and I’m glad,’ he stated within the Octagon after his newest triumph. ‘It was a real warfare. Glover is a real warrior.’
Teixeira, in the meantime, is already calling for a rematch after shedding his title proper on the dying on Saturday evening.
The 42-year-old merely wrote on Twitter: ‘Rematch?? @jiri_bjp @danawhite @ufc’.