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  1. Jones-Teixeira the right decision

    Franklin McNeil

    A rematch between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson has officially been placed on hold. The next time Jones enters the Octagon he will defend his belt against hard-hitting Glover Teixeira. UFC president Dana White c...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  2. Jones showed heart against Gustafsson

    Franklin McNeil

    TORONTO -- Light heavyweight champion Jon Jones asked for an opponent who could push him to the limit. Jones got what he asked for Saturday night at UFC 165 in Alexander Gustafsson. And it was exactly the type of fight Jones needed. The Swedish...

    Blog | September 22, 2013
  3. With confidence in check, Teixeira eyes title

    Franklin McNeil

    Long before facing Ryan Bader on Sept. 4, landing a UFC light heavyweight title shot was something Glover Teixeira was confident he would achieve. His confidence, however, didn't end there. Teixeira went into the Octagon in Belo Horizonte, Brazil...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  4. UFC Fight Night 28 roundup: Glover Teixeira blindsides Ryan Bader...

    Franklin McNeil

    Light heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira overcame a few tense moments before knocking out Ryan Bader in front of his hometown crowd at UFC Fight Night 28.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  5. Glover Teixeira, Ryan Bader make weight for UFC Fight Night 28

    Franklin McNeil

    Glover Teixeira made weight Tuesday for his UFC Fight Night 28 main-event bout against Ryan Bader.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2013
  6. Bader trusts his wrestling against Teixeira

    Franklin McNeil

    The plan is set, and the wheels are in motion. Hard-hitting light heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira will land a title shot with a victory Wednesday night at UFC Fight Night 28 at Estadio Jornalista Felipe Drummond in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Th...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  7. Glover Teixeira-Ryan Bader set for Sept. 4 in Brazil

    Franklin McNeil

    Fast-rising light heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira continues his quest for a title shot on Sept. 4 when he faces Ryan Bader in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2013
  8. UFC on Fox 6 -- Demetrious 'Mighty Mouse' Johnson defends flyweig...

    Franklin McNeil

    Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson outworked challenger John Dodson in the championship rounds to defends his flyweight title at UFC on Fox 6 in Chicago.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2013
  9. Notes and nuggets from Chicago

    Franklin McNeil

    CHICAGO -- Winning a UFC title is every fighter's goal. For the few who are able to accomplish this feat, the celebration doesn't truly begin until they make their first successful title defense. UFC bantamweight titleholder Demetrious Johnson wi...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  10. Rampage considers move to boxing

    Franklin McNeil

    It's too late to turn back now. When former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson exits the Octagon on Jan. 26 in Chicago -- win or lose against hard-hitting Glover Teixeira -- he will not fight again with the promotion. Jack...

    Blog | January 18, 2013
  11. Quinton Jackson to face Glover Teixeira Jan. 26 in Chicago

    Franklin McNeil

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson will face Glover Teixeira on Jan. 26 in Chicago.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  12. 'Rampage' requests bout with Teixeira

    Franklin McNeil

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson has asked promotion president Dana White for a bout with highly touted Glover Teixeira. Jackson made his request Sunday, several hours after Teixeira called him out at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro...

    Blog | October 15, 2012
  13. Teixeira has big plans for UFC takeover

    Franklin McNeil

    First Quinton "Rampage" Jackson pulled out due to injury, then Rashad Evans said no, citing lack of preparation time. Whatever the reasons, real or imagined, there is a perception brewing that UFC light heavyweights want nothing to do with Glov...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  14. Rashad Evans rejected offer to face Glover Teixeira in UFC 153

    Franklin McNeil

    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans revealed Sunday that he turned down an offer to fight highly touted Glover Teixeira at UFC 153 on Oct. 13 in Rio de Janeiro.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2012
  15. Featherweight champion Jose Aldo out of UFC 153 with foot injury

    Franklin McNeil

    Jose Aldo out of main event at UFC due to foot injury.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2012
  16. Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson out of UFC 153 due to undisclosed injur...

    Franklin McNeil

    An undisclosed injury has forced former light heavyweight champion Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson out of his Oct. 13 bout against Glover Teixeira, UFC president Dana White announced on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2012