“Never Looked Young”: 43-Year-Old Glover Teixeira’s Rare Decades-Old Photo Sets Off UFC Fans

Glover Teixeira is a true legend of the UFC and MMA. The 43-year-old veteran has spent decades in side the octagon and in even in the twilight years of his career, he’s still going strong and fighting for the title. In fact, he has an upcoming fight for the belt against Jamahal Hill on the horizon. Recently, a super rare photo of Teixeira from his younger days has gone viral on social media. Moreover, fans are freaking out after watching the old ex-champion from his rookie days. The post shows just how far he’s come in his career. In addition, it’s clear that he’s still as determined and dedicated as ever.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JANUARY 19: Glover Teixeira of Brazil reacts after defeating Karl Roberson of the United States during their light heavyweight fight at UFC Fight Night at Barclays Center on January 19, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

Teixeira has proven time and time again that he’s a force to be reckoned with in the octagon. And with a title fight coming up, fans are sure to be on the edge of their seats as they watch him take on Hill. Whether he’s a seasoned veteran or a fresh-faced newcomer, Teixeira never fails to deliver an exciting and memorable performance.

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Teixeira Through the Ages: Fans Go Wild Over Young and Old Photo Comparison

Fans can’t get enough of the recent photo comparison of Glover Teixeira from his younger days and now. The viral post has sparked a frenzy on social media, with fans marveling at the Brazilian fighter’s transformation over the years. From a fresh-faced newcomer to a seasoned veteran, Teixeira has truly stood the test of time and remains as determined and dedicated as ever. It’s no wonder fans are going wild over this blast from the past!

Here’s what they had to say:

One fan hilariously said: “1963 was a good year”

Whilst this fan commented: “1800 BC”

Another fan commented: “been making weight since 1914″

One fan said: “500 BBY”

Another wrote: “Chadver Teixeira”

Whilst this fan asked: “how old is Glover right now? 50?”

One fan shared his opinion: “Never looked young”

Another fan said: “He was training with Duke Dennis back in the good ol days”

Glover Teixeira still got fight: Legend refuses to hang up the gloves!

Glover Teixeira has no plans to retire from the UFC anytime soon. When asked about the possibility of hanging up his gloves, the seasoned veteran simply stated that he never makes plans for the future. Instead, he prefers to live in the present and let the future take care of itself.

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He he saidIt definitely won’t be any retirement now.

“Who knows? If this weekend, especially what happened to me, she hasn’t taught me anything… I never make plans for the future, I live in the present. I don’t have such plans, ‘I’ll retire at that date.’ The day I retire will be the day I’m training poorly, when I don’t want to go to the gym anymore.” He further added.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 07: (LR) Glover Teixeira of Brazil punches Thiago Santos of Brazil in a light heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on November 07, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

Teixeira knows that anything can happen in the world of MMA, and he’s learned not to make predictions about the future. For him, the day he retires will be the day he no longer has the drive and desire to train and compete. Until then, Teixeira is ready to keep fighting and showing the world what he’s made of.

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