Results for: Rashad Evans turned UFC 153 fight Glover Teixeira due short notice in news

  • 2 years ago
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Rashad Evans will fight anyone. He just asks for suitable prep time. This past weekend UFC President Dana White confirmed Evans recently turned down a late-notice opportunity to fight Glover Teixeira at UFC 153. Evans, a guest analyst, said as much during the post-UFC on FUEL TV 5 show on Saturday night, and he then gave further details on Twitter. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Short notice fights are nothing new in the UFC and while some fighters seize the moment to step up and help out the promotion, other times the wiser decision if somebody truly isn't ready is just to pass and wait for another opportunity. read news >>

  • 3 days ago
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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 >>

  • 4 days ago
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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 >>

  • 4 days ago
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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 >>

  • 4 days ago
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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 >>

  • 4 days ago
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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 >>

  • 2 days 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 >>

  • a year ago
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Rashad Evans’ victory over Dan Henderson in the UFC 161 headliner did not come easily read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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UFC president Dana White recently revealed the heavyweight Cheick Kongo had turned down two separate fights offered by the promotion. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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A short notice fight has turned into no fight for David Mitchell after his opponent Hyun Gyu Lim was pulled from UFC on Fuel 6 after a complication arose during his weight cut. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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RIO DE JANEIRO - Glover Teixeira wants to make two things perfectly clear. One, he never called out UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and instead simply was answering a question about the possibility of fighting him, however unlikely it might be. But two, if the UFC offers up the opportunity for some reason, he'll take it with the confidence he'll be the UFC's new 205-pound champion. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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If the UFC is looking for volunteers, Brazilian striker Fabio Maldonado is standing with his hand in the air. The 32-year-old Maldonado said he's ready and willing to face countryman Glover Teixieira in the co-main event of next month's UFC 153 event - a bout that was supposed to feature Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. Maldonado and his manager, Alex Davis, told MMAjunkie.com they're more than willing to step into the fight on four weeks' notice. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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For years, Glover Teixeira toiled on the Brazilian and American fight circuits, racking up win after win while visa troubles blocked his path to the Octagon. read news >>

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