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UFC Stockholm full fight video highlights: Alexander Gustafsson destroys Glover Teixeira

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Check out the UFC Stockholm video highlights of Alexander Gustafsson absolute mauling of Glover Teixeira in the main event.

The marquee matchup from UFC Fight Night 109 saw the #1 ranked UFC light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson take on the #2 ranked Glover Teixeira. Teixeira opened up the fight with a beautiful slam, similar to what Daniel Cormier was able to do to Gustafsson, but it was short lived. An inadvertent eye poke to Teixeira caused a break in the action, but Gustafsson went right back to landing his punches once the fight resumed.

Gustafsson turned it up on the second frame, landing multiple well placed punches, putting Teixeira on skates. Teixeira showed off tremendous heart, regaining his wits to remain on his feet and return fire.

The third round saw Gustafsson drop Teixeira with a beautiful punching combination, and followed his opponent to the mat in an attempt to finish the fight. Teixeira continued to show off his toughness by making it back to his feet, but Gustafsson continued to pour on the pain.

Gustafsson continued to tee off on Teixeira with uppercuts in the fourth frame, but the hard nosed Brazilian would not go away. Teixeira kept on throwing in the fifth round, but 3 consecutive uppercuts followed by an overhand right from Gustafsson knocked out the #2 light heavyweight.

Check out Tim Burke’s play-by-play of Alexander Gustafsson’s 5th round finish of Glover Teixeira:

Round 5 – Glover with a body kick. Huge combo from Teixeira! Three uppercuts in a row and a right hook from Gustafsson floors Teixeira and ENDS THIS FIGHT! Holy hell that was awesome!

Alexander Gustafsson defeated Glover Teixeira by knockout (video game combo), round 5

Watch Alexander Gustafsson finish off Glover Teixeira with a gorgeous punch selection:


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