Glover Teixeira vs. Nikita Krylov among new additions to UFC Vancouver 

Several new fights have been announced for the upcoming UFC Fight Night card in Vancouver on Sept. 14 including a light heavyweight showdown between former title contender Glover Teixeira and Nikita Krylov. Teixeira is fresh off back-to-back submission wins over Karl Roberson and Ion Cutelaba as the 39-year old veteran remains a mainstay in the […]

Glover Teixeira content being ‘Shogun’ Rua’s friend, no need to fight ‘Brazilian idol’

After getting a first-round finish of Karl Roberson at UFC on ESPN+ 1, Glover Teixeira put in a request: He wanted to fight fellow countryman Mauricio Rua, hopefully in Brazil. Considering Teixeira (28-7 MMA, 11-5 UFC) is now set to meet Ion Cutelaba (14-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) in Ft. Lauderdale on the main card of […]

Glover Teixeira vs. Ion Cutelaba Rebooked for UFC on ESPN 3 in Miami

A light heavyweight clash pitting Glover Teixeira against Ion Cutelaba appears to have been rebooked for UFC on ESPN 3. View full post on Recent News on

UFC Brooklyn winner Glover Teixeira on respectful callout of ‘Shogun’ Rua: ‘He’s a legend, man’

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – After Ion Cutelaba had to drop out of their scheduled UFC on ESPN+ 1 meeting, Glover Teixeira had one very direct instruction for his manager. “‘Hey, please get me a fight,’” Teixeira said at Barclays Center on Saturday. “‘I’m ready to fight. I’ve been long out of this fight. My shoulder feels great […]

UFC on ESPN+ 1 results: Glover Teixeira rallies from early trouble to submit Karl Roberson

Glover Teixeira looked like he would be the recipient of an upset from a short-notice opponent moving up a weight class, then he changed the momentum of the fight to submit Karl Roberson at UFC on ESPN+ 1. The light heavyweight bout opened up the main card of today’s UFC on ESPN+ 1 event at […]

Glover Teixeira doesn’t want to fight ‘in old age’ but doesn’t fault Chuck Liddell for comeback

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – One-time UFC light heavyweight title challenger Glover Teixeira is switching up his style to make sure his final fighting years are successful. When Teixeira (27-7 MMA, 10-5 UFC) thinks about retirement, the 39-year-old Brazilian doesn’t have a set date. But he doesn’t want to stick around too long. “I want to keep fighting,” […]

Glover Teixeira: ‘I Can’t Just Bang it Out’ In Training and Fights Anymore

Glover Teixeira is preparing to make his UFC return later this month after a shoulder injury kept him sidelined for a good portion of last year, and he has some ideas about how to avoid similar injury layoffs in the future. View full post on Recent News on

Karl Roberson steps in on short notice to fight Glover Teixeira at UFC on ESPN+ 1

The UFC has found a late-replacement opponent for Glover Teixeira. On Friday night, the promotion announced that Karl Roberson will step in for the injured Ion Cutelaba to meet Teixeira in a light heavyweight bout next week at UFC on ESPN+ 1. Cutelaba Roberson @GloverTeixeira faces @KarlBabyK at #UFCBrooklyn on @ESPN+ — UFC (@ufc) […]

Karl Roberson steps in to fight Glover Teixeira at UFC Brooklyn

The UFC has found an opponent for Glover Teixeira on short notice. Officials announced Friday that Karl Roberson has agreed to step in for an injured Ion Cutelaba to fight Teixeira in a light heavyweight bout on Jan. 19. The news was first reported by FloCombat shortly after Cutelaba confirmed his withdrawal from the UFC […]

Karl Roberson Steps Up On Short Notice To Fight Glover Teixeira at UFC Brooklyn

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s first event with new broadcast partner ESPN+ has been plagued with injuries, but one fight at least will go on with a late replacement. View full post on Recent News on

Ion Cutelaba seeks quick rebooking with Glover Teixeira after UFC on ESPN+ 1 withdrawal

Ion Cutelaba won’t be fighting Glover Teixeira at UFC on ESPN+ 1 this month. However, he hopes the matchup can still take place soon. Cutelaba (14-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) withdrew from his scheduled light heavyweight bout with former title challenger Teixeira (27-7 MMA, 10-5 UFC) on just nine days’ notice due to an undisclosed injury. […]

Ion Cutelaba Injured, Out of Bout with Glover Teixeira at UFC Brooklyn

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is not even into its first event of 2019, and it has already lost multiple major fights from its debut on an ESPN network, now losing Ion Cutelaba against Glover Teixeira due to injury. View full post on Recent News on

Glover Teixeira vs. Ion Cutelaba, Menifield vs. Moreira set for UFC on ESPN+ 1 in Brooklyn

Gallery Ion Cutelaba def. Gadzhimurad Antigulov at UFC on FOX 30: Best photos view 6 images A pair of light heavyweight fights are ticketed for the UFC’s return to Brooklyn in February. Glover Teixeira (27-7 MMA, 10-5 UFC) will take on Ion Cutelaba (14-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC), and Alonzo Menifield (7-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) meets […]

Out of UFC Sao Paulo, Glover Teixeira believes he needs surgery for injured shoulder

Glover Teixeira is out of the UFC Sao Paulo main event bout with Jimi Manuwa, and it looks like he needs to go under the knife. The one-time UFC light heavyweight title contender told MMA Fighting on Wednesday that he will check his damaged shoulder with his doctor on Thursday to find out if he […]

Injury knocks Glover Teixeira from UFC Fight Night 137 main event vs. Jimi Manuwa

Less than two weeks after the fight was announced, the UFC’s return to Sao Paulo needs a new headliner. Brazilian Glover Teixeira (27-7 MMA, 10-5 UFC) has suffered an injury and is out of the UFC Fight Night 137 light heavyweight main event against Jimi Manuwa. MMAjunkie today confirmed Teixeira’s removal with a Teixeira team […]

Glover Teixeira injured, out of UFC Sao Paulo main event

The UFC needs a new main event for the upcoming Fight Night card in Brazil after Glover Teixeira was forced out of a light heavyweight bout with Jimi Manuwa at Sao Paulo’s Ibirapuera gymnasium on Sept. 22 due to a shoulder injury, sources confirmed to MMA Fighting following a report by ESPN. Teixeira (27-7) accepted […]

Glover Teixeira Withdraws from UFC Fight Night Sao Paulo Main Event Due to Injury

Glover Teixeira has been forced to pull of the UFC Fight Night Sao Paulo headliner against Jimi Manuwa due to a shoulder injury. View full post on Recent News on

Glover Teixeira, Jimi Manuwa Light Heavyweight Tilt Booked for UFC Sao Paulo Headliner

Two light heavyweight sluggers are set to throw down in the main event of UFC Sao Paulo in September, with Glover Teixeira and Jimi Manuwa scheduled for five rounds, the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced on Friday. View full post on Recent News on

Glover Teixeira: ‘I’ve Got to Change Some Stuff to Get Another Chance in UFC’

Glover Teixeira didn’t look like a Top 10 light heavyweight at UFC Fight Night 134. View full post on Recent News on

Corey Anderson: Win over Glover Teixeira puts me in top three at light heavyweight

On Sunday, Corey Anderson completed a huge step in his journey from The Ultimate Fighter winner to UFC championship contender. Anderson took a gamble stepping in on two weeks’ notice for an injured Ilir Latifi to fight one-time light heavyweight title challenger Glover Teixeira, and the risk paid off huge for the 28-year-old as he […]

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