With Win Over Bader, Teixeira Next For Title Shot

August 5, 2013 10:48 am by BJPENN.COM News

With Lyoto Machida losing his fight against Phil Davis last weekend, the UFC can now push another fighter in the former champions number one contender slot.

That man is apparently, Chuck Liddell protegé, Glover Teixeira.

According to UFC executive, Marshall Zelaznik, if Glover can beat Ryan Bader impressively in their scheduled September 4th bout he will get a chance to face the winner of Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson.

Here’s the official announcement:

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