The main event of UFC 283 was a highly-anticipated matchup between Glover Teixeira and Jamahal Hill, and it certainly lived up to the hype. As the fight was taking place, popular UFC fighters took to social media to share their thoughts and reactions in real-time.
The fight was off to an exciting start, with both fighters showing their skills and determination. As the fight progressed, it was clear that Hill was a force to be reckoned with, as he was able to control the pace and dictate the action. Justin Gaethje (@Justin_Gaethje) tweeted ” @gloverteixeira might be my second favorite fighter behind Moreno. A true legend in the #ufc #ufc283″
Aljamain Sterling (@funkmasterMMA) also weighed in on the fight, stating “Respect to both these studs but I’m feeling like it’s Sweet Dreams tonight!” Wonderboy (@WonderboyMMA) commented on Hill’s performance, saying “1-0 Hill. He’s showing poise to be a youngster in a title fight against a vet in opponent territory.”
As the fight continued, it was clear that Teixeira was not going down without a fight. He was able to make a comeback in the later rounds and gave a tough time to Hill. Kevin Holland (@Trailblaze2top) tweeted “Touch em up U – striking 101” and Jon Jones (@JonnyBones) said “Yo we got ourselves a fight ladies and gentlemen”
Renato Moicano UFC (@moicanoufc) praised Teixeira’s fighting spirit, saying “Is just amazing watch Glover fight’s…. The man is a true warrior” and Aljamain Sterling (@funkmasterMMA) said “No gas, Glover is the F’n MAN!! So much respect for him! Come on Hill! You’re right there! Championship rounds Brodie”
Despite Teixeira’s efforts, Hill was able to come out victorious with a unanimous decision. Aleksandar Rakic (@rakic_ufc) commented on the outcome, saying “Glover taking over faster than expected. Next round finish?”
Brian Ortega (@BrianTcity) tweeted “These big boys throwing that 🔥 . Great main event !!”. Eryk Anders (@erykanders) expressed his excitement “On the edge of my seat right now” and Megan Anderson (@MeganAnderson) commented on the refereeing “Marc Goddard allowing Glover to hang on for dear life at the end of the 4th”
Douglas Lima (@PhenomLima) said “Glover is an inspiration!” and Makhachev Islam (@MAKHACHEVMMA) expressed his admiration for Teixeira “Teixeira I’m your fan”
In the end, it was Hill who came out victorious, earning the unanimous decision. Michael Bisping (@bisping) tweeted “Huge congrats to @JamahalH on an amazing performance over the legendary @gloverteixeira. Inspired by both men. Incredible fight.”
It was an intense and thrilling main event, as Hill and Teixeira both put on a show for the fans. Despite the loss, Teixeira’s fighting spirit and determination was praised by many fighters, while Hill’s performance was impressive and solidified his position as a top contender in the light heavyweight division.
Complete play-by-play pro’s commenting the fight, you can find here: