In the headliner of UFC Fight Night: Nashville, Glover Teixeira held on to his spot near the top of the light heavyweight division with a third-round submission victory over the tough Ovince Saint Preux. Check out full video highlights of the win above, and read Kid Nate's play-by-play of the final round below.
Round 3: Teixeira coming forward. OSP shoots. Nothing doing. Teixeira coming forward. Teixeira corners OSP and fires with punches. OSP is covering up. Circles out. OSP shoots. Gets stuffed. Teixeira takes his back standing. Picks OSP up and slams him down. Teixeira in half guard. Firing away from the top. Ref warns someone about fingers in the eyes. I think it was Teixeira getting warned. Teixeira chipping away. Teixeira gets mount. OSP rolls over. Teixeira going for the choke. He has the arm under the chin. It's deep! OSP passes out. It's over!
Official result: Glover Teixeira def. Ovince Saint Preux via technical submission (rear naked choke) at 3:10 of Rd 3.