Glover Teixeira News

Aug 5, 2017 8:29 pm

The UFC announces two big fights for this fall

The UFC just announced two new exciting fights during tonight’s UFC Fight Night 114 broadcast from Mexico. The first bout announced by the promotion was a key light heavyweight bout featuring former title challenger Glover Teixeira taking on perennial contender Misha Cirkunov. Glover Teixeira has gone 2-2 over his past four contests. In his most...

May 30, 2017 6:40 am

After eye-poke, Glover Teixeira says he was seeing “three Gustafssons”

Last weekend, the UFC touched down in Stockholm, Sweden with an exciting 12-fight card. In the main event, the fighting pride of Sweden himself, Alexander Gustafsson, scored an impressive, fifth-round knockout win over the dangerous Glover Teixeira. For Teixeira, things obviously didn’t go as planned – and not only because he got knocked out. The...

May 28, 2017 12:57 pm

UFC Stockholm Results: Alexander Gustafsson KO’s Glover Teixeira (Highlights)

UFC Stockholm Results: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Glover Teixeira A key light heavyweight scrap between former title challengers Alexander Gustafsson and Glover Teixeira served as the main event of today’s UFC Fight Night 109 fight card in Stockholm, Sweden. Round one begins and Gustafsson misses with a spinning back kick to start. Alexander is utilizing a...

Apr 27, 2017 9:13 am

Glover Teixeira discusses Anthony Johnson’s retirement, potential Jimi Manuwa title shot

UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixeira is currently gearing up for his May scrap against former light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson in May in Stockholm, however he has been keeping a close eye on the light heavyweight title picture. Recently, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier successfully defended his light heavyweight championship against Anthony Johnson...

Mar 31, 2017 1:31 pm

Light heavyweights weigh in on Jon Jones and an immediate title shot

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is eligible to fight in the UFC again on July 7 as his one-year suspension for testing positive for banned substances will be up. With Jones’ fight eligibility date approaching, many are wondering if there will be an immediate title shot in line when the former king of...

Mar 29, 2017 11:15 am

Glover Teixeira following Chuck Liddell’s guidelines for retirement

UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell stepped away from the Octagon many years ago following his UFC 115 KO loss to Rich Franklin, which saw him drop his third straight loss. How did Liddell know it was time to retire? In addition to realizing he was past his physical peak, he no longer enjoyed going...

Feb 26, 2017 5:00 am

Alexander Gustafsson vs. Glover Teixeira bout heading to Sweden

On May 28, the UFC will return to beautiful Stockholm, Sweden with what’s sure to be an exciting night of fights. If there was any worry among the dedicated Swedish fans that the card would be lacking in the big names department, that worry can now be put to bed. According to MMAFighting.com, the card...

Feb 11, 2017 8:09 pm

UFC 208 Results: Glover Teixeira defeats Jared Cannonier

A light heavyweight bout between Glover Teixeira and Jared Cannonier took place during tonight’s UFC 208 main card in Brooklyn. Round one begins and Jared misses with a left to start. Glover presses forward and lands a right hand. Cannonier circles out throws a left. Teixeira responds with a combination and then shoots in and...

Jan 27, 2017 9:31 pm

Glover Teixeira: Jon Jones “doesn’t care about the UFC”

In 2014, streaking light heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira rode a 20-fight win streak into a main event scrap with UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones at UFC 172. While Teixeira had been on a tear since being signed to the UFC, going a perfect 5-0, when he fought Jones for the light heavyweight championship,...

Dec 7, 2016 11:48 am

Report: Glover Teixeira vs. Jared Cannonier in the works for UFC 208

Late last month, reports surfaced that Glover Teixeira and Jimi Manuwa were being considered for a light heavyweight showdown at UFC 208 in Anaheim, California. Unfortunately, that card was cancelled altogether, which meant that UFC 209 – scheduled for February 11 in Brooklyn – became the new UFC 208. With the cancellation of the originally...

Nov 28, 2016 2:22 pm

Report: Jimi Manuwa vs. Glover Teixeira Being Targeted for UFC 208 in Anaheim

Though it is currently without an official headliner, UFC 208 looks to have grown by one massive fight. This fight is expected to pair England’s Jimi Manuwa with Brazil’s Glover Teixeira in a clash of top-ranked light heavyweights. This compelling showdown was first reported to be in the works by FloCombat.com. Should this fight occur,...

Nov 25, 2016 7:28 am

Glover Teixeira praises Conor McGregor: “He’s like Muhammad Ali”

Opinions are extremely divided on Conor McGregor, who now holds the UFC’s featherweight and lightweight titles. Some people love his bravado, others find him arrogant. Some people consider him one of the best fighters in the world, others consider him the product of favorable matchmaking. Some people think he deserves all of the mountainous success...

Aug 2, 2016 11:35 am

VIDEO | Glover Teixeira gets workout in the gym of lifelong idol Mike Tyson

UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixeira has a big fight coming up against Anthony Johnson at UFC 202 on August 20. Leading up to the bout that could get Teixeira back to another title shot, the Brazilian was inspired when he got to visit and train in the gym of his lifelong idol, Mike Tyson. Check...

Jun 24, 2016 12:22 pm

Glover Teixeira pulled from UFC on FOX 20

Earlier this month, news broke that UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson had withdrawn from his UFC on FOX 20 co-main event scrap with Glover Teixeira for unknown reasons. It wasn’t made immediately clear whether or not the UFC would look to find a replacement opponent for Teixeira, however we now have our answer. According...

Apr 17, 2016 4:53 pm

“Rumble” responds to Teixeira

Following his first-round knockout victory over Rashad Evans in the main event of UFC on FOX 19, Glover Teixeira decided to call out top contender Anthony “Rumble” Johnson for his next fight. Glover asked Johnson “to dance” in his post-fight speech with Joe Rogan. Johnson was in attendance last night in Tampa and responded to...

Apr 16, 2016 7:49 pm

Twitter reacts to Glover Teixeira’s KO win over Rashad Evans

In the main event of UFC on FOX 19, Glover Teixeira showed his superhuman knockout power as he knocked Rashad Evans out cold in the 1st round of their headlining bout. Teixeira then proceeded to call out Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson for a #1 contender scrap. Immediately following the KO, fighters took to Twitter to react...

Apr 16, 2016 7:08 pm

VIDEO | Glover Teixeira knocks Rashad Evans out cold

UNBELIEVABLE.@GloverTeixeira KO's Rashad Evans and becomes just the 2nd man to EVER finish him. #UFCTampa https://t.co/uD2eltAuRt — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) April 17, 2016 In the main event of UFC on FOX 19, Glover Teixeira showed his superhuman knockout power as he dropped former UFC champion Rashad Evans in the 1st round, knocking the former...