The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Glover Teixeira entered this fight with a pro mma record of 23-4-0 (87% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.7 light heavyweight in the world. He lost twice last year, against #1 Jon Jones (=Jones vs Teixeira) and with Phil Davis (=Teixeira vs Davis), but then he came back to win in 2015 beating Ovince St Preux (=Teixeira vs St Preux).
His opponent, Patrick Cummins, has a record of 8-2-0 (75% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.33 in the same weight class. He has fought twice in 2015 losing to Ovince St Preux and winning over Rafael Cavalcante. Teixeira vs Cummins is on the undercard of Vitor Belfort vs Dan Henderson 3 – UFC Fight Night 77. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 77: Belfort vs Henderson 3
Where: Ginasio do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
UFC Fight Night 77 fight card (main card):
Vitor Belfort vs Dan Henderson 3
Glover Teixeira vs Patrick Cummins
Thomas Almeida vs Anthony Birchak
Piotr Hallmann vs Alex Oliveira
Rashid Magomedov vs Gilbert Burns
Corey Anderson vs Fabio Maldonado
Teixeira’s previous fight: Glover Teixeira vs Ovince St Preux
Teixeira’s next fight: Glover Teixeira vs Rashad Evans
Video: (Free embeddable highlights video hosted on Youtube)
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