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UFC on FOX 26 results: Glover Teixeira pounds out Misha Cirkunov in round 1

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The UFC’s #3 205’er Glover Teixeira stopped the #7 Misha Cirkunov with ground strikes in the 1st round to open up the UFC on FOX 26 main card.

To open up the UFC on FOX 26 main card, the UFC’s #3 light heavyweight Glover Teixeira pounded out the #7 Misha Cirkunov with ground strikes at just 2:45 into the opening round. Teixeira would have to eat a couple clean punches from his opponent before finding a way to get the bout to the ground, but ultimately took the back and let the leather fly. At 38 years of age, Teixeira has alternated wins and losses in his last five appearances, but maintains his position at the top of the light heavyweight division.

UFC on FOX 26 Main Card:

Glover Teixeira def. Misha Cirkunov by TKO at 2:45 of round 1: Light Heavyweight

Cirkunov opened the bout with a crushing liver kick, but Teixeira wore it well and returned fire with the hands. Teixeira ate several clean punches as his back was to the cage and Cirkunov was pressing forward. The veteran Teixeira got the takedown, took the back of his opponent, attempting to RNC Cirkunov. The defense of Cirkunov was on point, so Teixeira opted to flatten out his opposition, and pound him out with a barrage of unanswered strikes until the referee stepped in.

Look at Teixeira calling out Daniel Cormier after his 1st round TKO victory:




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