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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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On Friday Caio Magalhaes weighed 186 pounds for tonight’s UFC Fight Night 56 event. A few months prior? Teammate Glover Teixeira threw a final barbecue dinner for a 240-pound Magalhaes.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Watch as UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixeira talks to fans ahead of the weigh-ins for UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Brazil. The event kicks off at noon ET. read news >>

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Prior to the UFC Fight Night: Shogun vs. St. Preux official weigh-in on Friday in Uberlândia, Brazil, light heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira will field questions from the fans. read news >>

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UBERLANDIA, Brazil – Former UFC light-heavyweight title challenger Glover Teixeira isn’t happy after losing consecutive fights for the first time in his career. And he knows exactly what it’s going to take to turn things around.Filed under: Featured Videos, (...) read news >>

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UBERLANDIA, Brazil -- Glover Teixeira was hoping to add another first-round knockout to his record at UFC 179, but his bout against fellow light heavyweight contender Phil Davis didn’t go as he expected on Oct. 25. Disappointed with the unanimous decision loss, Teixeira spoke to MMAFighting.com about the fight, why he had to cut 30 pounds on fight week, his desire to rematch Davis and much more. read news >>

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UFC 179 didn't feature many ranked fighters, but the light heavyweight division experienced a shake-up following Phil Davis' win against Glover Teixeira. It may come as a surprise to many but UFC 179 hardly featured top 15 talent. Entering Saturday, you had Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes, Glover Teixeira, Phil Davis, Fabio Maldonado, Darren Elkins, and Scott Jorgensen. That's it. A cool 7 out of a possible 22 fighters was deemed worthy of a top 15 ranking, so it's not surprising that there aren't too ma read news >>

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