UFC 267: BLACHOWICZ vs TEIXEIRA, on Saturday 30 October 2021In the main event of the night, 42 year old Glover Teixeira, managed to defeat reigning champion of the light heavyweight category Jan Blachowicz to be crowned new champion of the weight class. Teixeira relied on his grappling abilities to submit Blachowitz in the second round with a rear naked choke.
In the co-main event, former UFC bantamweight champion Petr Yan put on a masterful performance against Cory Sandhagen and won by unanimous decision. Yan was originally supposed to fight Aljamain Sterling for a rematch of UFC 259 where Yan was disqualified for an illegal knee stike, but Sterling had to pull away due to lingering neck issues
The night also saw clear victories from fan favorites Islam Makhachev and Khamzat Chimaev.