VIDEO: Poatan is 'tied' by MMA legends on the eve of defending his belt at UFC 300

Brazilian records meeting with martial arts elite days before fight against Jamahal Hill

Ultimate light heavyweight champion (up to 93kg.), Alex Poatán was 'tied' by two MMA legends. On the eve of his fight against Jamahal hill No. UFC 300, the Brazilian met with his friend and coach, Glover Teixeira, accompanied by Chuck Liddell, both former belt holders in the organization. In the middle of dinner, the Brazilian took the opportunity to celebrate the company of the sport's elite.

“The training period was incredible. And now Chuck has come here to feel the vibe. We are happy and ready,” said Glover, in a video shared on UFC social media.


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Close to a new major career challenge, Poatan recognizes a magical moment in his career. The fighter took the opportunity to celebrate his good phase.

“For me it is very important. Chuck Liddell and Glover have a good friendship. It's a lot of experience. (…) When there is this connection, everything gets better. There’s no way not to be happy,” said Alex.


This Saturday (13), Poatan will have the opportunity to complete his first title defense with UFC gloves. The only Brazilian man to have won two belts in the company, the athlete can also avenge his mentor Glover, who, at the beginning of 2023, was surpassed by Hill.

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