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41-Year-Old Glover Teixeira Never Stopped Believing He’d Be Champion

Defying Father Time is no easy adversary, and the 41-year old Glover Teixeira never gave up on the belief that he would one day be UFC champion. At 41-years old, not only is Glover Teixeira a top-ranked UFC fighter but he's also cemented himself as the clear number one...

Jan Blachowicz To Defend Light Heavyweight Title At UFC 266 Against Glover Teixeira

Jan Blachowicz will look to defend his light heavyweight title for the second time when he battles Glover Teixeira on September 4 at UFC 266. UFC president, Dana White told ESPN the news, with the location and venue of the fight not announced as of yet. Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira...

Glover Teixeira Prepared For Final Title Opportunity Following UFC 259

At the legendary UFC 259 event, four champions waged war, but the biggest winner of the night was Glover Teixeira following middleweight champion Israel Adesanya's failed attempt at a move up in weight against champion, Jan Blachowicz. The reason Teixeira is in such a good spot is because of...

Thiago Santos Releases Statement After Third Loss In A Row

When the smoke cleared at UFC 259, Thiago Santos and Aleksandar Rakic's fight ended up being the Brazilian's third consecutive loss inside the octagon. Prior to the UFC 259 pairing with Rakic, Santos had the intention of rebounding after a tough return fight with Glover Teixeira. Even though many...

Thiago Santos Admits To Mental Health Struggles Before Teixeira Loss

After a brutal loss to Glover Teixeira last Nov., Thiago Santos has spoken out about the mental hurdles that plagued him before the fight. After his failed title bid with the champion, Jon Jones, the Brazilian striker suffered serious injuries to his knees. Following a strenuous healing process, with...

Glover Teixeira Is Certain His Next Fight Will Be For World Title

Glover Teixeira feels he has done more than enough to warrant a title shot and will settle for nothing less than a champion opponent for his next fight. There may be no fighter in the UFC today who has done a better job of defying the odds than Glover Teixeira....

Glover Teixeira To Serve As Backup Fighter for Blachowicz vs. Adesanya

Glover Teixeira will be the official backup for the UFC 259 light heavyweight title fight between Jan Blachowicz and Israel Adesanya. Glover Teixeira has earned his place as the #1 contender at light heavyweight by stringing together five consecutive victories over top opponents in the division. Most recently, Teixeira defeated...

Glover Teixeira Willing To Be Backup Fighter For Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya

Glover Teixeira is looking to be the backup fighter to Jan Blachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya at UFC 259. After Teixeira defeated Thiago Santos, many thought the Brazilian should fight Blachowicz for the belt. However, the UFC wanted to book a champ-champ fight against Adesanya and now Teixeira is on the...

Dana White Confirms Adesanya Next for Blachowicz, Not Teixeira

Dana White has confirmed that nothing has changed regarding Jan Blachowicz’s first light heavyweight title defense. Israel Adesanya always made it clear that he would move up to light heavyweight after he has cleaned out the middleweight division. The one name near the top of the rankings whom Adesanya had...

Jan Blachowicz Open To Facing Adesanya or Teixeira In March

Jan Blachowicz would be open to fighting Glover Teixeira next. After Teixeira submitted Thiago Santos many had hoped the Brazilian would get the first crack at Jan Blachowicz's belt. However, just a week before the UFC announced Israel Adesanya would move up in weight to fight the Pole. Although White announced...

Glover Teixeira Optimistic About Getting Title Shot From “Fair” Dana White

Glover Teixeira remains hopeful that he will receive a title shot following his victory over Thiago Santos last weekend. Following his upset over Thiago Santos at UFC on ESPN+40, Glover Teixeira immediately began lobbying for a world title shot. Unfortunately for Teixeira, he was unable to have a face-to-face meeting...

Glover Teixeira Lobbies for Title Shot, Dana White Responds

Following his victory over Thiago Santos, Glover Teixeira argued that he should not have to wait to receive a title shot at new champion Jan Blachowicz, and the boss was listening. At UFC on ESPN+40, Glover Teixeira earned his fourth consecutive victory with a third-round submission of Thiago Santos via...

UFC on ESPN+ 40 Highlights: Glover Teixeira Smashes Thiago Santos

Glover Teixeira vs. Thiago Santos was certainly a light heavyweight showdown that delivered.  The two fighters met in a light heavyweight bout on Saturday night (November 7, 2020) at the UFC on ESPN+ 40 event from the UFC APEX facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. There was no stalling here as Teixeira...

Santos vs. Teixeira: A Defiant Struggle for Legacy

This week, I stumbled upon the word “defiant” to describe this career resurgence of 41-year-old Glover Teixeira. I thought that was such a perfect word to describe what he’s achieving right now. He’s fighting like a man who will not have peace of mind until he becomes world champion...

UFC on ESPN+40 Weigh-In Results: All Fighters On Target

The UFC on ESPN+ 40 weigh-ins are now complete and all fighters successfully made weight! Tomorrow night, UFC on ESPN+ 40 will take place inside the UFC APEX in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event, Thiago Santos will compete against resurging Glover Teixeira. Both fighters successfully made weight for...