The UFC light heavyweight division has been thrown up in the air with the news that champion Jamahal Hill has been forced to vacate the title.
Jamahal Hill produced the performance of a lifetime to defeat Glover Teixeira and capture the undisputed UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 283 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Jamahal Hill goes head-to-head with Daniel Cormier. Champ Brandon Moreno keeps his energy high as his weight lowers. Glover Teixeira cuts his final pounds. All the athletes make weight the next day, then face off in front of Brazilian fans.
Champ Deiveson Figueiredo gets support from Charles Oliveira and Urijah Faber. Neil Magny loves life on the road. Paul Craig and Johnny Walker train for a wild matchup. Interim champ Brandon Moreno and Glover Teixeira do interviews. Jamahal Hill sightsees in Rio.
Champ Alex Pereira trains with Glover Teixeria. Champ Brandon Moreno gives photo tips to Jamahal Hill. Deiveson Figueiredo talks to media. Minotauro Nogueria watches faceoffs
Jamahal Hill has surged into championship contention off a flurry of knockouts, but he's ready to win by any means necessary when he takes on Glover Teixeira at UFC 283.
Jamahal Hill and team adjust to Rio. Glover Teixeira and Jessica Andrade train a new generation. Deiveson Figueiredo analyzes his opponent, Brandon Moreno, who practices Portuguese. Shogun Rua meets a fan, and headliners face off.
Gilbert Burns expects a home-crowd advantage. Glover Teixeira trains with champ Alex Pereira. Jamahal Hill sharpens his best weapon. Rival champions Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno acclimate at the athlete hotel
Jamahal Hill trains for a knockout win. Glover Teixeira enjoys his return to Brazil. Gilbert Burns maps his road back to a title shot. Champ Deiveson Figueiredo and interim champ Brandon Moreno prepare for a historic clash.
The UFC's first pay-per-view event of 2023 sees the promotion return to Brazil for the first time since March 2020, with a Brazilian hero putting his title on the line in the main event.