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The Rock says … congratulations to UFC light heavyweight champion Glover Teixeira

"... And way to be an inspiration. A champion ..."

Dwayne Johnson is the latest celebrity to salute new UFC champion Glover Teixeira.

The popular actor and former WWE superstar posted congratulations on social media today after Teixeira won the light heavyweight championship Saturday at UFC 267 by submitting Jan Blachowicz in the second round.

Congratulations @gloverteixeira!!
The NEW @UFC Light Heavyweight Champion of the World!

Discipline, patience, focus, faith and relentless hard hard work.

Plus, Glover’s a good guy.
Very kind & humble man.
And that stuff matters.

Happy for you, brother
and way to be an inspiration.
A champion 💪🏾🇧🇷

#Teixeira
#AndNew
#UFCLHWChamp

As most fans know, Johnson is a big mixed martial arts fan and frequently shares his thoughts on big fights.

Teixeira became the second oldest UFC champion after Randy Couture at 42 years old at UFC 267.

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Kenai is a former Postmedia Network online news and sports editor. He is the Editor-in-Chief for MMA Crossfire.

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