Is Glover Teixeira the most complete fighter currently in the UFC's light heavyweight division? One of his trainers, long-time MMA veteran Pedro Rizzo, seems to think so. Find out why "The Rock" feels Glover has the chops to be champion, inside.
Who is the toughest fight in the UFC light heavyweight division that no one seems to be talking about? Chael Sonnen seems to think it is none other than Glover Teixeira, who will take on Quinton Jackson at UFC on Fox 6 this weekend in Chicago.
According to Quinton Jackson, the real reason veteran MMA fighters like Shogun Rua have declined to fight Glover Teixeira is because no one knows him. He has certainly attracted the respect of his peers, but what has he really done to earn it?
UFC 153 may have hit the airwaves covered in band-aids, but the pay-per-view buys were good enough to exceed the company's budgeted projections for the reworked "Silva vs. Bonnar" fight card earlier this month in Brazil.
The list of injuries and medical suspensions are in for those fighters who competed at the UFC 153 pay-per-view (PPV) event last weekend in Brazil. Fabio Maldonado, Chris Camozzi, Luiz Cane and Serigo Moraes could be facing up to six months off.
Fabio Maldonado and Glover Teixeira put on a violent bloodbath in their bout at UFC 153 but all that was really revealed was Maldonado's obviously deficient boxing and Teixeira's inability to mix up his striking. Jack Slack breaks it down.
Glover Teixeira beat the crap out of Fabio Maldonado for 10 minutes in their UFC 153 bout before the ringside doctor mercifully brought an end to the bout. According to Teixeira though, the bout should have continued.
Fabio Maldonado was not allowed to continue fighting after two rounds of abuse at UFC 153 in Brazil. Glover Teixeira, the man responsible for the carnage, says his opponent should have gotten another five minutes to fight.
Talking UFC 153 and the risks that being reluctant to call a stoppage run to a fighter's career. Fabio Maldonado should not have taken that much punishment. The same goes for Erick Silva. And what's with the quick stand-ups?
UFC President Dana White assured everyone at the UFC 153 post-fight press conference Fabio Maldonado would not be cut from the promotion after his defeat to Glover Teixeira in Rio. The loss marked his third in a row.
It was the best of cards, it was the worst of cards. UFC 153 offered much of what makes MMA great, while also showing what continues to hold the sport back. Let's separate the signal from the noise in recapping Saturday night's best and worst.
After having to pull out of their originally scheduled bout for UFC 153, Quinton Jackson has now asked to have a bout with Glover Teixeira, despite the horrific performance turned in by Glover this Saturday. Dana White gave agreed on twitter.
Matchmakers, matchmakers ... make us MMA matches! UFC 153 is in the books, which means that it's time to once again predict future opponents for the main card winners from 'Silva vs. Bonnar' in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Oct. 13, 2012.