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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 >>

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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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Rashad Evans will make his return to the Octagon against Glover Teixeira at the UFC Fight Night card in Brazil on Feb. 22. read news >>

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The UFC's first visit to Porto Alegre, Brazil will have a headliner to remember, as former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans returns to face top contender Glover Teixeira... read news >>

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Top UFC light heavyweights Rashad Evans and Glover Teixeira are set to headline UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil. read news >>

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On Thursday, Brazilian outlet Globo reported that a bout between former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans and Glover Teixeira has been verbally agreed upon for the main event of UFC Fight Night 61 on Feb. 22 in Porto Allegre, Brazil. However, Teixeira's manager, Jorge Guimaraes, has called the report premature. Guimaraes says that Teixeira, who was medically suspended after his UFC 179 loss to Phil Davis, has yet to be cleared to return to competition by Brazil's athletic commission. " read news >>

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It appears the UFC’s February return to Brazil, its first scheduled trip there in 2015, has its main event – a bout between a former champ and a recent title challenger. Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC read news >>

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First he wasn't interested, then he liked the fight, now he's willing to get it on. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Rashad Evans has verbally agreed to throw hands opposite ex-division No. 1 contender Glover Teixeira, at the upcoming UFC Fight Night 61 event on Feb. 22, 2015 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Combate brought word of the pairing earlier today. Evans (19-3-1) hasn't been seen since a first-round shellacking over Chael Sonnen back in late 2013, thank read news >>

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Rashad Evans' first fight since November 2013 is tentatively set to be a five-round main event versus Glover Teixeira next February in Brazil. A big fight announcement has been reported by Ivan Raupp of Globo, and it pertains to the return of former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans. Having been out of action since defeating Chael Sonnen in November 2013, Evans and Glover Teixeira have verbal agreements in place to fight in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Porto Alegre, Brazil on Sunda read news >>

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Former UFC champion Rashad Evans has teased the idea of a drop to the middleweight division for several years, but it could soon become reality. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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A new champ at Invicta FC, the conclusion of the first all-female season of “The Ultimate Fighter,” and a big UFC 181 fight? All that in more in our latest Women’s MMA Report.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Raquel Pennington and Ashlee Evans-Smith put on an exciting opening bout for the UFC 181 prelims on FOX Sports 1, with Pennington winning out in the final second. read news >>

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LAS VEGAS – A small tactical mistake turned the lights out on UFC newcomer Ashlee Evans-Smith and brought triumph for Raquel Pennington. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Raquel Pennington picked up a huge win over Ashlee Evans-Smith on the UFC 181 prelims, putting her to sleep with a bulldog choke at the very end of round 1. Raquel Pennington might not have the best record in the UFC, but she just got one of the best finishes of the year in the octagon. The TUF veteran was facing off with UFC debutant Ashlee Evans-Smith on the UFC 181 preliminary card, and was getting out-muscled for most of the first round. But as usual in MMA, things can change in an instant. read news >>

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