The black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Glover Teixeira entered this fight with a mma record of 24-4-0 (87% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 light heavyweight in the world. He lost two consecutive bouts in 2014, against #1 Jon Jones (=Jones vs Teixeira) and with Phil Davis (=Teixeira vs Davis), but he came back to win in 2015 beating Ovince St Preux (=Teixeira vs St Preux) and Patrick Cummins (=Teixeira vs Cummins).
His opponent, the black belt in no-gi Bjj, Gaidojutsu and former Ufc light-Hw champion Rashad Evans, has an official record of 19-4-1 (47% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.8 in the same weight class but he comes off the loss against Ryan Bader (=Evans vs Bader). Teixeira vs Evans is the main event of UFC on Fox 19. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC on Fox 19: Teixeira vs Evans
Where: Amalie Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
Teixeira’s previous fight: Glover Teixeira vs Patrick Cummins
Evans’ previous fight: Rashad Evans vs Ryan Bader
Teixeira’s next fight: Anthony Johnson vs Glover Teixeira
Evans’ next fight: Rashad Evans vs Daniel Kelly
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