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  • 21 days ago
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First came the news that Glover Teixeira needed to drop out of his Feb. 22 fight against Rashad Evans. Then came the info, dropped almost as an aside by UFC president Dana White after UFC 183, that Evans is hurt, too. The former UFC light heavyweight champion has been out of action since he defeated Chael Sonnen at UFC 167. An injury to his right knee caused him to pull out of a planned fight with Daniel Cormier at UFC 170, which led to the infamous substitution of Patrick Cummins in his place. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former UFC light-heavyweight title contender Glover Teixeira revealed that he is not one of the opinion that Jon Jones should be stripped of his title for his positive drug test for cocaine metabolites. Following Jon Jones' positive drug test in December for benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite for cocaine, many fighters and pundits voiced the shared opinion that the champion should be stripped of his title. However, it appears that will not be the case, as Jones failed test was considered "out- read news >>

  • a month ago
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Glover Teixeira and Rashad Evans were slated to headline the UFC Fight Night 61 card in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on Feb. 22, but the bout was canceled after the Brazilian was forced to pull out with a knee injury. Teixeira, who suffered back-to-back decision losses to Phil Davis and UFC champion Jon Jones in his last fights in 2014, is still able to stay in shape, but can’t train everything. "I’m training, but my knee isn’t 100 percent," Teixeira told MMAFighting.com. "I feel a lot of pain when I t read news >>

  • a month ago
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A Glover Teixeira knee injury has resulted in some shuffling and a new UFC Fight Night 61 main event. On Wednesday, MMAFighting.com reported that Teixeira has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout with Rashad Evans, which was expected to headline UFC Fight Night 61 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. To ease the blow to the event, the UFC decided to move a heavyweight matchup between Frank Mir and Antonio Silva up by six days to serve as the new main attraction. Mir and Silva were previously book read news >>

  • a month ago
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Glover Teixeira has been forced out of his UFC Fight Night headliner against Rashad Evans on February 22 due to injury. Now settling in as the main event in Porto Alegre, Brazil... read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones won’t be stripped of his title after testing positive for cocaine metabolites in out-of-competition testing a month before UFC 182, and former 205-pound title contender Glover Teixeira believes that’s the right call. Jones tested positive for benzoylecgonine on Dec. 4, a month before his eighth UFC title defense against Daniel Cormier in Las Vegas, and Teixeira believes that taking away his title won’t mean anything. "To tell you the truth, I don’t agree w read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC Fight Night 61 main event between Glover Teixiera and Rashad Evans has been nixed, and will be replaced by Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva vs. Frank Mir. read news >>

  • a month ago
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The UFC has been forced to alter its February itinerary. read news >>

  • a month ago
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An injury to headliner Glover Teixeira reportedly has forced a change to the UFC Fight Night 61 main event. Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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A knee injury has forced Glover Teixeira out of his February 22nd main event against former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans. The UFC has already found its new main event. We're only one week into 2015, and we've already lost two UFC main events due to injury. Recent light heavyweight title challenger Glover Teixeira has been forced out of his UFC Fight Night: Porto Alegre appearance vs. Rashad Evans after suffering a knee injury. MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani reports that in its place read news >>

  • a month ago
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I see the injury bug is finally back from his holiday break. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight slugger Glover Teixeira has been injured and forced to withdraw from his Rashad Evans fight, scheduled for UFC Fight Night 61 on Feb. 22, 2015 inside Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. MMA Fighting brought word of the line up change on Wednesday. With just over a month until fight night, "Suga" will bow out of the FOX Sports 1 event and await further o read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Antonio Silva vs. Frank Mir heavyweight fight, originally scheduled for Feb. 28 in Los Angeles, has been moved to Feb. 22 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, UFC president Dana White confirmed with MMAFighting.com. According to White, the reason for the switch was because Glover Teixeira, who was scheduled to fight Rashad Evans in the main event of UFC Fight Night 61, injured his knee and has been forced to withdraw from the fight. Teixeira's manager, Ed Soares, said the former light-heavyweight conten read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is bringing its brand of mixed martial arts (MMA) back to Brazil for UFC Fight Night 61, headlined by a light heavyweight showdown pitting former 205-pound champion Rashad Evans opposite ex-division No. 1 contender Glover Teixeira, streaming live on FOX Sports 1, as well as the promotion's new "Fight Pass" digital network. Event: UFC Fight Night 61: "Evans vs. Teixeira"Date: Sun., Feb. 22, 2015 on FOX Sports 1 & UFC Fight PassLocation: Gigantinho Gymnasium in read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Rashad Evans is back. And now it's official. Evans will return to the Octagon for the first time in more than a year to meet Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC Fight Night 61 on Feb. 22 in Porto Alegre, Brazil, the UFC announced Friday. It will be the UFC's first trip to the city. The main card will air live on FOX Sports 1. The bout was first reported by Globo. Evans (19-3-1), the former UFC light heavyweight champion, has not competed since beating Chael Sonnen at UFC 167 on Nov. 16, 201 read news >>

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