Teixeira took on Jared Cannonier, and although he dominated the latter with his takedowns and top game, the veteran ate some big shots. In fact, at one point, Cannonier buckled the legs of Teixeira. The Brazilian star recovered, however, and went on to receive a clear cut, decision victory.
After the bout, Teixeira revealed that he was dealing with a shoulder injury heading up to the fight. In his backstage interview with Megan Olivi, the heavy handed fighter discussed the injury’s impact, his performance and more. You can check it out below.