Glover Teixeira vs Rampage Jackson at UFC on Fox 6Brazilian light heavyweight Glover Teixeira (20-2) increased his unbeaten streak to 18 fights with an easy win over former UFC champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (32-11) at UFC on Fox 6 from the United Center in Chicago on Saturday night.

The fight is expected to be Jackson’s last in the UFC, but Teixeira was able to control terms throughout the fight winning an unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).

The Brazilian came out on the attack looking to land with uppercuts. He was able to land a takedown on Jackson before taking his back and locking in the hooks. Teixeira searched for his trademark arm triangle finish and landed some ground and pound, but Jackson returned to his feet.

The fighters traded shots with Teixeira working behind his jab. Jackson looked for a takedown of his own, but was Teixeira caught him on his way in and landed a  left hook that had Jackson on wobbly legs before more blows saw Jackson drop to the mat. He came on stronger late in the round as Teixeira maintained his distance, not looking to stand and trade with the former champ.

Teixeira moved straight in to land a double-leg takedown in round two, but Jackson was able to scramble off his back and return to his feet before catching Teixeira. Teixeira landed with two big uppercuts. Jackson began to fade and continued to back up; Teixeira catching him with a left rip to the body.

In what was going to be a last chance for Jackson to record a victory in his final UFC fight, he came out from the corner with a fresh mindset in the final round. They traded strikes before Teixeira secured a takedown and reigned down shots on Jackson. Jackson looked to return to his feet and ate two more big shots from Teixeira.

The fighters finished off trading shots before Teixeira put the result beyond doubt, taking Jackson to the mat in the closing seconds.

It what was Teixeira’s third UFC fight, the former Shooto South America 220-pound champion picked up his first decision win in the promotion after two previous stoppages, while Jackson suffered his third consecutive loss in the UFC.

(Follow @AndrewPMMA on Twitter)

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

UFC 199 Results: Brian Ortega Remains Unbeaten, TKOs Clay Guida

  • 26 days ago
  • 17 views

Brian Ortega kept his undefeated record intact on Saturday when he faced former Strikeforce lightweight champion and UFC veteran Clay Guida at UFC 199 in Los Angeles. read news >>

Muhammad Makes Debut against Jouban in July

  • 22 days ago
  • 2 views

Unbeaten as a pro, Chicago's Belal Muhammad will make his Octagon debut on July 7 in Las Vegas when he faces Alan Jouban in a welterweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. read news >>

Undefeated Jonathan Meunier Replaces Teammate, Makes Debut at UFC Ottawa

  • 20 days ago
  • 11 views

Unbeaten Canadian prospect Jonathan Meunier will replace his injured Tristar teammate Alex Garcia at UFC Fight Night 89 against Colby Covington. It will be Meunier's promotional debut. UFC officials read news >>

Luis Saldana Looking to Showcase His Improvements at RFA 39

  • 15 days ago
  • 7 views

Getting on a winning streak has helped Luis Saldana get back into the RFA organization. And now that he’s back in the promotion, he’s eager to prove himself. read news >>

Taisumov vs. Lentz Set for UFC 203

  • 15 days ago
  • 0 views

Currently sporting a four-fight winning streak that has seen him end each victory by knockout, lightweight up and comer Mairbek Taisumov will attempt to crack the top 15 when he battles Nik Lentz read news >>

Anthony Johnson Reportedly out of July 23 Fight vs. Glover Teixeira

  • 12 days ago
  • 119 views

UFC star Anthony Johnson has reportedly been forced to withdraw from his July 23 matchup against Glover Teixeira. Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting.com reported Johnson's withdrawal. Damon Martin of Fox S read news >>

Paige VanZant Returns at UFC on Fox 21 in Vancouver Against Bec Rawlings

  • 7 days ago
  • 12 views

Paige VanZant (6-2) is set to make her return to the Octagon on August 27 in Vancouver at UFC on Fox 21. Opposite her will be Bec Rawlings (7-4). VanZant made the announcement Thursday morning on Spo read news >>

UFC on Fox 20 Co-Main Event in Chicago Postponed to Later Date

  • 6 days ago
  • 34 views

The UFC on Fox 20 co-main event between light heavyweight contenders Anthony Johnson and Glover Teixeira set for July 23 in Chicago has been postponed. read news >>

Johnson-Teixeira Off Chicago Card

  • 6 days ago
  • 0 views

The July 23 co-main event bout between light heavyweight contenders Anthony Johnson and Glover Teixeira has been postponed, as Johnson has been forced to withdraw in order to tend to a serious read news >>

Anthony Johnson and Glover Teixeira Moved to UFC 202, Cowboy Cerrone vs. Rick Story Added to Fight Card

  • 3 days ago
  • 26 views

The UFC announced on Monday that the light heavyweight bout between contenders Anthony Johnson and Glover Teixeira, originally scheduled for July 23, will now be the UFC 202 co-main event. read news >>