Glover Teixeira vs. Patrick Cummins set as UFN 77 co-headliner

August 19, 2015 10:22 am by Chris Taylor

Patrick Cummins WINS

A key light heavyweight bout between Glover Teixeira and Patrick Cummins will serve as the co-main event for November’s UFC Fight Night 77 fight card in Brazil.

UFC officials announced the news earlier today.

Glover Teixeira (23-4 MMA) snapped the first two-fight losing skid of his career by defeating Ovince St. Preux earlier this month in the headlining bout of UFC Fight Night 73. Prior to the win, the 35-year-old former title challenger had suffered back-to-back decision losses to Phil Davis and Jon Jones.

Meanwhile, Patrick Cummins (8-2 MMA) has gone 4-2 since joining the UFC ranks in February of 2014. “Durkin” was most recently seen in action earlier this month at UFC 190, where he scored a third-round TKO victory over Rafael Cavalcante. Prior to that, Cummmins was coming off a first-round knockout loss to the aforementioned Ovince St. Preux at April’s UFC on FOX 15 event.

UFC Fight Night 77 takes place November 7 live from the Ginásio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event is headlined by a trilogy bout between MMA legends Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson.

Who do you have winning this light heavyweight bout? Sound off Penn Nation!

The Best Training Room You’ll Probably Ever See — D.C., Rockhold, Khabib, Velasquez All Training For UFC Greatness
[ooyala code=”J5c3UxdzpDWlYbuxxRyJVVXCUwnYxE3R” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true”]


Shouted out after victory to the UFC masses, BJPENN.COM is the home to multiple time champion BJ Penn. After a decade of on-line operation BJPENN.COM has evolved into the most reliable destination for all your fighter interviews, fighter blogs and MMA/UFC news stories.

Advertise with us

For all advertising inquiries click here.

About us

Please contact us for all website inquiries.