UFC Fight Night 143 was the first fight card of 2019 and Oh boy, the card delivered how the fight fans anticipated it to be.The main event saw 32 sec TKO of the bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and the old dog Donald Cerrone won his fight via second-round TKO over rising star Alexander Hernandez.
One of the legends, Glover Teixeira also won his match by defeating Karl Roberson via arm-triangle.
Glover Teixeira in his post-fight interview showed his interest in fighting Mauricio Rua.Teixeira told reporters, “Hey, please get me a fight. I am ready to fight. I have been long out of this fight. My shoulder feels great and I just want to fight. Find me a fight, I don’t care who it is. If you find a King Kong, don’t even tell me who it’s going to be.” “Fighting in Brazil is my goal, especially if it could be the main event. And I’d love to have that fight with (Shogun Rua) if ‘Shogun’ accepts that fight, I’d love to take that fight.” Said Glover Teixeira.
Glover Teixeira concluded the interview by saying, “ ‘Shogun’, he’s a legend. We are in this sport for this. We want to fight those guys. We want to fight the legend like Shogun, dangerous, experienced guys. Everything, everything. He’s a legend, man. Who doesn’t want to fight ‘Shogun’ ?”