Archive: Glover Teixeira

May 21, 2015 9:00 am

Ovince Saint Preux vs. Glover Teixeira set to headline UFC Fight Night 74

A key light heavyweight bout will headline August’s UFC Fight Night 74 event in Nashville, as UFC officials recently announced that Ovince Saint Preux and Glover Teixeira have agreed to throw down in the cards main event slot. Ovince Saint Preux (18-6 MMA) was last seen in action at April’s UFC on FOX 15 event,...

May 1, 2015 2:09 am

Gus Pulls Out of Teixeira Bout, Title Match Set for UFC Fight Night 69

The injury bug has struck again! This time it’s June’s UFC Fight Night 69 event headliner that has taken the hit. UFC officials announced today that Alexander Gustaffson has been forced out of his scheduled main event bout with former title challenger Glover Teixeira. No word yet if a replacement opponent will be sought for...

Mar 30, 2015 8:28 am

Report: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Glover Teixeira targeted for UFC Fight Night 69

A key light heavyweight battle is being targeted for June’s ‘UFC Fight Night 69’ event in Berlin, as Swedish website is reporting that a fight between former title challengers Alexander Gustafsson and Glover Teixeira is being setup by UFC officials. Alexander Gustafsson (16-3 MMA) was last seen in action at January’s ‘UFC on FOX...

Dec 20, 2014 9:40 am

Is Rampage Back?

MMA fights fans haven’t seen former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson inside the cage since his three-round unanimous decision win over Muhammed Lawal at Bellator 120 in May of 2014. That victory was expected to propel “Rampage” in to a light heavyweight title match against current Bellator champion Emanuel Newton. However, after former Bellator...

Nov 28, 2014 5:53 am

Ryan Bader vs. Phil Davis set for UFC on FOX 14

A key light heavyweight bout has been added to January’s UFC on FOX 14 event, as UFC officials announced this morning that Phil Davis will meet Ryan Bader on the evenings main card. UFC on FOX 14 takes place January 24 live from Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The main card airs on FOX following...

Oct 27, 2014 11:47 am

UFC 179 Medical Suspensions: Phil Davis Out Up To 6-Months

UFC 179 took place this past Saturday, where Jose Aldo successfully defended his featherweight title against Chad Mendes. We have the medical suspension lost for the entire card, which was obtained by MMAJunkie from the Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission. Jose Aldo: suspended 60 days no contact for 45 days Chad Mendes: suspended 60 days no...

Oct 26, 2014 3:52 pm

Phil Davis Explains Anderson Silva Call Out

Phil Davis put on a spectacular performance last night at UFC 179 in the co-main event where he destroyed Glover Texeira for 3-rounds to earn a unanimous decision victory (Watch the highlights HERE). The win further cemented Davis’ place as ‘The Brazilian Killer’ with Davis going 4-0 against Brazilian fighters in Brazil. Davis stated in...

Oct 26, 2014 11:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Phil Davis’ Dominant Win Over Glover Teixeira

Last night in the co-main event of UFC 179, Phil Davis shocked many as he dominated Glover Teixeira with elite level wrestling skills throughout 3 rounds to earn the unanimous decision win. Davis was 3-0 when fighting Brazilian fighters in Brazil, and with his win over Glover last night, he extended that streak to 4-0,...

Oct 25, 2014 8:55 pm

UFC 179 Results: Davis Easily Gets Judges’ Decision Over Teixeira

Phil Davis executed his gameplan perfectly in this bout. Just when it looked like Teixeira was gaining momentum and was about to land some combinations, Davis would circle away and shoot for a takedown. He often landed the takedown from the side which allowed Davis to take Teixeira’s back. Teixeira was often unable to make...

Oct 24, 2014 1:51 pm

PHOTOS | Staredowns From UFC 179 Weigh-Ins

Earlier today the weigh-ins for UFC 179 went down. We have the staredown pictures from the event for the main card! Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis (co-main event) Fabio Maldonado vs. Hans Stringer Darren Elkins vs. Lucas Martins Diego Ferreira vs. Beneil Dariush

Oct 24, 2014 1:32 pm

UFC 179 Weigh-In Results: 3 Fighters Miss Weight

Earlier today the UFC held weigh-ins for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II. While main event fighters Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes made weight, several others came in heavy including Fabricio Camoes and Tony Martin who will now meet in a catchweight bout, and Scott Jorgensen who was fined 20% of his purse. Below are...

Oct 21, 2014 3:18 pm

Glover Teixeira Says Eye Pokes Made No Difference In Jones Title Tilt

“I don’t think it changed the result. It wasn’t because of eye-pokes that I lost that fight. Jones won that fight. He injured my arm at the start of the fight. He deserves credit for his win. The eye-pokes did bother me because it affected my vision a bit. But either way, he would have...

Oct 20, 2014 9:54 am

Countdown To UFC 179: Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis

Get ready for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II this Saturday by catching up on ‘Countdown to UFC 179′ from yesterday afternoon on Fox Sports 1. Below is the Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis segment from the episode.

Oct 13, 2014 9:05 am

PHOTO | Glover Teixeira Gets Frightening Makeover, Dresses Up As He-Man

UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixeira is gearing up for his UFC 179 co-main event bout against Phil Davis on October 25th. To get ready for the bout, Glover decided to wield the power of He-man for a Twitter photo. I have the pawer heman — glover teixeira (@gloverteixeira) October 12, 2014

Oct 12, 2014 4:12 pm

Phil Davis ‘The Brazilian Killer’ 2.0?

Phil Davis is gearing up for his UFC 179 co-main event bout against Glover Teixeira in just under two weeks. The bout will take place in Brazil, something Davis is familiar, and comfortable with. The Brazilian crowd is widely considered to be one of the rowdiest crowds in MMA, second only to the Irish fans....

Sep 21, 2014 3:38 pm

Glover Teixeira Gives His Pick For Jones vs. Cormier

Glover Teixeira will have his eye on January’s UFC 182 main event bout between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier. Glover is coming off a brutal 5-round beating at the hands of Jones, and is looking to get back in the win column with a win over Phil Davis at UFC 179. Glover spoke to media...

Sep 21, 2014 3:30 pm

Glover Vows To “Get That F***ing Belt”

Glover Teixeira is gearing up for his fight against Phil Davis at UFC 179 in Brazil. Glover is coming off a brutal 5-round beating at the hands of light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, and a win over Davis would certainly help Teixeira get back in title contention. Phil Davis on the other hand is coming...

Aug 28, 2014 5:04 am

Glover Teixeira Promises To Finish Phil Davis

Despite Phil Davis’ initial claims that if he were to fight Glover Teixeira to a decision in Brazil next month that he would likely lose, Glover has a different take. “I didn’t understand his complaint. That decision (at UFC 163) was controversial, but I thought that Lyoto won the fight and Phil’s arm was the...

Aug 27, 2014 3:32 pm

Phil Davis Changes His Mind, Says He Isn’t Worried About Biased Brazilian Judges

Earlier this month Phil Davis stated that he was a bit worried about fighting Glover Teixeira in Brazil because he was worried about biased judging. Today during a media scrum after the UFC 179 ticket sales, Davis said he was misquoted. “I don’t even know why that article got printed,” Davis said in a media...

Aug 18, 2014 4:45 pm

Phil Davis Worried About Biased Brazilian Judging In Glover Fight

Earlier this month Phil Davis signed the contract to fight Glover Teixeira at UFC 179, and while he is looking forward to getting a fight against the former title challenger, Davis admitted that he is a bit worried about biased judging. His words: “I think it’s a great match up,” Davis told Sumbission Radio. “He’s...

Aug 4, 2014 10:05 am

Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira Booked For UFC 179 In Brazil

UFC 179 has a highly anticipated matchup for its co-main event. Phil Davis will meet former title challenger Glover Teixeira. Rumors of the bout had been circling for some time, but now the bout has been made official for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes. Phil Davis was riding a three fight win streak over Wagner...

Jul 31, 2014 9:40 am

Glover Teixeira & Phil Davis In The Works For UFC 179

While not yet official, multiple sources are reporting that a light-heavyweight bout between Glover Teixeira and Phil Davis has been verbally agreed to by both parties. Of course, nothing is official until both fighters sign their bout agreements, and we expect that to take place in the coming days. The battle of top 205’ers will...

Jul 3, 2014 9:00 am

Phil Davis vs. Glover Teixeira Possible For Fall Event

‘Mr. Wonderful’ Phil Davis, and Glover Teixeira will likely square off later this year in a fall event. While neither fighter has commented on the potential matchup and nothing is set in stone, however Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight that there has been talks from the UFC of the bout materializing. Phil Davis is...

Jun 23, 2014 8:36 am

Liddell On Jon Jones Beef: It’s Nothing Personal

UFC legend Chuck Liddell sounded off a few months ago prior to his protege Glover Teixeira fighting Jon Jones, and said that he believed Glover would knockout or submit Jones. Jones fired back with an offer to a superfight with the Iceman, however Liddell laughed off the offer. Last week Jones and Liddell ended up...

May 16, 2014 10:25 am

All Drug Tests Come Back Negative for UFC 172

All drug tests from UFC 172 have come back negative, according to the Maryland State Athletic Commission. UFC 172 took place on April 26 and was the UFCs first time in the state of Maryland. The event headlined another dominant fight between Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira, with Jones pulling out his 11th straight win...