Trocação Franca: Glover Teixeira talks upcoming title shot, a ‘dumb determination’, and teammate Alex Pereira’s future

UFC gentle heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira displays on his harmful 42-day unlawful journey from Brazil to U.S. by the Mexico border in his youth and the way that “dumb determination” virtually ruined his profession within the massive leagues of MMA on the second episode of MMA Combating’s debut Portuguese-language podcast Trocação Franca with Guilherme Cruz.

Teixeira additionally discusses his upcoming title bout with Jan Blachowicz in Abu Dhabi, his teammate Alex Pereira’s long-awaited octagon debut towards Andreas Michailidis at UFC 268 and his potential rematch with UFC middleweight king Israel Adesanya with 4-ounce gloves after Pereira’s wins over Adesanya in kickboxing.

Raphael Marinho, MMA journalist for Globo in Brazil, additionally weighs in on Anderson Silva’s and Vitor Belfort’s wins over Tito Ortiz and Evander Holyfield in boxing, Teixeira’s possibilities at dethroning Blachowicz at UFC 267, and what to anticipate from Pereira’s UFC profession.

Trocação Franca will drop weekly each Wednesday with completely different Brazilian MMA stars and journalists to debate the most popular matters within the Brazilian fight sports activities world.

Take heed to the debut episode beneath and don’t neglect to subscribe to the MMA Combating feed on all of your favourite podcast platforms for the latest episodes.

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