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Glover Teixeira admits sharing card with teammate Alex Pereira would be 'a little bit too much'

Glover Teixeira would rather not share a card with his teammate Alex Pereira.
Teixeira (33-8 MMA, 16-6 UFC) was in Pereira’s corner for his title-winning finish against Israel Adesanya at UFC 281 …read more

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Timid Teixeira Ducking Mighty Magomed

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Former UFC light heavyweight champion Glover Teixeira was booked to rematch Jiri Prochazka for the 205-pound title atop the UFC …read more

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Magomed Ankalaev understands why “scared” Glover Teixeira did not accept UFC 282 title fight: “Because I’m in my prime, I’m only going up, I’m dangerous”

Magomed Ankalaev has given his thoughts on Glover Teixeira not accepting a title fight against him at UFC 282. At UFC 282 this weekend, Magomed Ankalaev will battle Jan Blachowicz …read more

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Magomed Ankalaev Understands “Scared” Glover Teixeira’s Decision

Light heavyweight contender Magomed Ankalaev understands why former champion Glover Teixeira gave up his title shot at UFC 282. This weekend, Ankalaev will make the walk inside Las Vegas’ T-Mobile …read more

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Daniel Cormier admits he agrees with Glover Teixeira’s approach in declining new UFC 282 matchup: “I would do the same thing”

UFC commentator Daniel Cormier understands why Glover Teixeira isn’t fighting later this month. The Brazilian has been out of action since UFC 275 in June. In that outing in Singapore, …read more

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Glover Teixeira Predicts Jan Blachowicz Vs. Magomed Ankalaev

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Glover Teixeira is excited to see how Jan Blachowicz vs. Magomed Ankalaev plays out. Teixeira was supposed to face Jiří Procházka in an immediate title …read more

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Glover Teixeira predicts Magomed Ankalaev wins at UFC 282, title fight happens before Jiri Prochazka's return

Glover Teixeira still is comfortable with the choices that left him as the odd man out of the UFC 282 vacant light heavyweight title fight, and already can see light …read more

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Glover Teixeira shuts down rumored Alex Pereira vs Khamzat Chimaev fight: “This fight is all talk”

Glover Teixeira has shut down the idea of Alex Pereira defending his middleweight title against Khamzat Chimaev. There’s often a lot of talk surrounding Khamzat Chimaev, with much of it …read more

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Glover Teixeira wants Alex Pereira to rematch Israel Adesanya, not fight Khamzat Chimaev

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If Glover Teixeira could write the script, Israel Adesanya would be first on Alex Pereira’s list – not Khamzat Chimaev.
The …read more

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Morning Report: Daniel Cormier says he ‘would do the same thing’ if he were in Glover Teixeira’s position for UFC 282

Daniel Cormier and Glover Teixeira | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC

Daniel Cormier agrees with Glover Teixeira’s decision to turn down a short notice fight …read more

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Glover Teixeira Recalls Wife’s Letter That Secured Entry To The US

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Glover Teixeira has recalled the period of separation from his family that he experienced after being denied a visa to live in the United States. …read more

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Glover Teixeira planning to be in attendance at UFC 282 and challenge winner of Jan Blachowicz vs. Magomed Ankalaev

Glover Teixeira may have lost his title shot, but he’s not going to sit around and cry about it. The Brazilian has been out of action since UFC 275 in …read more

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The MMA Hour with Chael Sonnen, Kayla Harrison, Glover Teixeira, and Olivier Aubin-Mercier at 1 p.m. ET

The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back in your life! Below is a rundown of Wednesday’s show, which begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. …read more

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Jiri Prochazka plans to show he’s the ‘rightful champion’ when he returns

Jiri Prochazka vacated the UFC light heavyweight title after suffering a shoulder injury that forced him out of the UFC 282 main event against Glover Teixeira.

With the title vacated, former …read more

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Jiri Prochazka explains why he’s still “grateful” despite vacating title and withdrawing from UFC 282

Jiri Prochazka has explained why he feels grateful despite having to vacate his UFC light heavyweight championship. Last week, it was announced that Jiri Prochazka vs Glover Teixeira will no …read more

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Glover Teixeira feels UFC ‘messed up’ removing him from light heavyweight title picture: “I agreed to fight both guys”

Glover Teixeira is left unhappy with the events that have unfolded over the last 24 hours regarding UFC 282’s light heavyweight title fight. It was announced yesterday that Jiri Prochazka …read more

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Posted on November 24, 2022, 9:16 pm By
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Jiří Procházka, Glover Teixeira, & The UFC Address UFC 282 Cancellation

Jiří Procházka, Glover Teixeira, and the UFC have all commented on the recent changes made to the UFC 282 main event. The MMA world was left stunned by the recent …read more

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Glover Teixeira ‘upset’ with UFC’s call, not confident he’s next for the winner of Jan Blachowicz vs. Magomed Ankalaev

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Glover Teixeira will no longer compete for the UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event …read more

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Glover Teixeira on turning down makeshift UFC 282 title shot: I won't 'just show up to fight a guy because they say so'

After Jiri Prochazka withdrew, Glover Teixeira declined to fight Magomed Ankalaev for the title at UFC 282 – but he has his reasons.
Now former UFC light heavyweight champion Prochazka (29-3-1 …read more

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Reaction: Jiri Prochazka out of UFC 282 with injury, vacates title

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A shoulder injury has taken Jiri Prochazka out of the UFC 282 main event against Glover Teixeira in a …read more

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Report: Jiri Prochazka out of UFC 282, vacates title; Magomed Ankalaev vs. Jan Blachowicz new main event

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Jiri Prochazka’s rematch with Glover Teixeira will not take place at UFC 282 after Prochazka suffered a “serious injury,” …read more

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Official main card lineup announced for UFC 282: ‘Prochazka vs. Teixeira 2’

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has announced the main card for UFC 282, headlined by Jiri Prochazka vs Glover Teixeira 2. The final UFC pay-per-view of 2022 is almost upon us …read more

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Jiri Prochazka determined to put on “best performance” against Glover Teixeira at UFC 282: “I don’t want to repeat those mistakes”

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka is determined to put forth a better showing against Glover Teixeira. In June in a clash in Singapore, the two 205-pound contenders went to war. …read more

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UFC reveals full UFC 282 lineup, including Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira championship rematch

Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

The UFC’s final pay-per-view event of 2022 is set with 15 fights — including …read more

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Referee, Judges Selected for Jiri Prochazka-Glover Teixeira Rematch at UFC 282

Veteran referee Marc Goddard will be the third man in the cage when Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira have their light heavyweight championship rematch in the main event at UFC …read more

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UFC 282 referee, judges selected for Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira 2

A UFC light heavyweight title rematch between Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira is less than one month away.
With the Dec. 10 pay-per-view rapidly approaching, details are being ironed out. The …read more

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Marc Goddard to referee Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira 2 at UFC 282

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Veteran MMA referee Marc Goddard will be the third man in the cage for Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira 2, …read more

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‘It’s not about the big gym’ - Cormier credits Teixeira for Pereira’s UFC 281 title win

Alex Pereira and Glover Teixeira pose for a photo after UFC 281. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

Daniel Cormier explains why Glover Teixeira …read more

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Posted on November 15, 2022, 3:16 pm By
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UFC 282 trailer released featuring epic Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira rematch

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Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira’s first meeting was one of the most wild and entertaining fights in UFC history.
They have …read more

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Morning Report: Daniel Cormier credits Glover Teixeira for Alex Pereira’s comeback win at UFC 281: ‘I think the key was Glover’

Alex Pereira and Glover Teixeira | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC

Daniel Cormier says Glover Teixeira was instrumental in Alex Pereira becoming the new middleweight …read more

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Alex Pereira praises Glover Teixeira and corner following UFC 281 win over Israel Adesanya

Alex Pereira is the new UFC Middleweight Champion and he’s giving his cornermen a ton of credit. Pereira challenged Adesanya for the 185-pound gold this past Saturday night. The title …read more

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Alex Pereira: ‘My corners and Glover kept it real with me’ heading into 5th round with Israel Adesanya

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Alex Pereira remembers well the conversation he had with Glover Teixeira and his other corners going into the fifth round …read more

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Alex Pereira recounts Glover Teixeira's honest corner advice before final round that sparked UFC 281 comeback

NEW YORK – Alex Pereira is middleweight champion, thanks to honesty from his corner heading into the fifth round of his title fight Saturday at UFC 281.
As he strolled into …read more

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Glover Teixeira warns Jiri Prochazka 'You cut your hair, you lose your power'

NEW YORK – Glover Teixeira had a message for Jiri Prochazka during their Thursday faceoff.
Teixeira (33-8 MMA, 16-6 UFC) lost the light heavyweight title to Prochazka (29-3-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) at …read more

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Jiri Prochazka reveals he declined having Glover Teixeira rematch in Brazil

Jiri Prochazka reveals the UFC wanted his and Glover Teixeira’s rematch to take place in Brazil. Teixeira hails from Brazil and the promotion was returning to the country for the …read more

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Jiří Procházka Shuts Down Israel Adesanya Superfight

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jiří Procházka isn’t interested in welcoming Israel Adesanya back to the light heavyweight division. Procházka will face Glover Teixeira in an immediate title rematch at UFC …read more

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Face Off! Jiri Stares Down Glover In New York!

Newly crowned UFC light heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka will make his first 205-pound title defense against the man he stripped of the strap, Glover Teixeira, in the upcoming UFC 282 …read more

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‘Cut your hair, lose your power’: Jiri Prochazka, Glover Teixeira face off for UFC 282 rematch

On Thursday, UFC light heavyweight champ Jiri Prochazka and ex-titleholder Glover Teixeira faced off in New York City for their rematch at UFC 282.
Teixeira made a crack about his …read more

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UFC 282 video: Jiri Prochazka, Glover Teixeira face off ahead of title rematch

NEW YORK – Exactly one month out from their UFC 282 main event, Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira got together for a faceoff to promote their title-fight rematch.
In the midst of …read more

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Why Alex Pereira decided to come to Connecticut before the biggest fight of his career

Alex Pereira found a home at Glover Teixeira’s gym in Connecticut, but is he ready to dethrone Israel Adesanya at UFC 281? …read more

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UFC 281's Wellington Turman aspires to be like training partner Glover Teixeira

NEW YORK – Wellington Turman met the media Wednesday ahead of his fight at UFC 281.
Turman (18-5 MMA, 3-3 UFC) takes on Andre Petroski (8-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) in a …read more

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Now with Glover Teixeira, Dominick Reyes eager to show new version at UFC 281: 'Skill-wise, I'm Dom 2.0'

NEW YORK – Dominick Reyes feels like a new man.
The former UFC title challenger feels reinvigorated and much improved ahead of his return to the octagon. Reyes (12-3 MMA, 6-3 …read more

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Glover Teixeira says Alex Pereira will make Israel Adesanya fight: 'You're getting touched by those hands'

Glover Teixeira expects Alex Pereira to keep Israel Adesanya on his back foot.
Pereira (6-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC), who trains with former light heavyweight champion Teixeira, challenges champ Adesanya for the …read more

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Morning Report: Chael Sonnen: Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira 2 is ‘most resisted rematch in UFC history’

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Chael Sonnen sees next to no interest in the upcoming UFC light heavyweight title bout.
UFC 282 is set as …read more

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Posted on November 8, 2022, 1:16 pm By
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Chael Sonnen: ‘No One Wants To See Jiří Procházka/Glover Teixeira 2’

Former two-division UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen has assessed a perceived lack of interest in the upcoming rematch between Jiří Procházka and Glover Teixeira. At UFC 275 this past June, …read more

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STACKED!!! Latest UFC 282 Fight Card, PPV Lineup

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Newly-minted Light Heavyweight champion, Jiri Prochazka, will run it back with former 205-pound kingpin, Glover Teixeira, atop the …read more

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Full UFC 282 fight card confirmed with Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira 2 headlining

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UFC fans will get a chance to see again one of the most exciting light heavyweight matchups in history …read more

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Volkan Oezdemir happy for 'pretty interesting' UFC 282 title rematch between Glover Teixeira, Jiri Prochazka

ABU DHABI – Former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Volkan Oezdemir is happy Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira are running it back.
Oezdemir, who is preparing to take on Nikita Krylov at …read more

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UFC champ Prochazka spent three days in the dark to face ‘demons’

Jiri Prochazka at the ceremonial weigh-ins for his UFC 275 title fight with Glover Teixeira in June. | Photo by Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images

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Jiri Prochazka reveals he recently spent three days in a dark room without food to prepare for Glover Teixeira rematch: “There you can work with your demons”

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka is willing to do anything to retain his gold. At UFC 282 in December, ‘Denisa’ is expected to meet Glover Teixeira in his first title …read more

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Procházka Explains Why He Rejected Title Defense In Brazil

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jiří Procházka has explained why he rejected an offer to defend his title against Glover Teixeira in Brazil. Closing out 2022 at the promotion’s final pay-per-view, …read more

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Posted on October 18, 2022, 5:16 pm By
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Jiri Prochazka thrilled for the chance to avenge “worst performance” of his career against Glover Teixeira: “I want to show my best”

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka is ready for his rematch with Glover Teixeira. ‘Denisa’ first faced the Brazilian in June in Singapore. In the main event of UFC 275, the …read more

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Fights on Tap: Procházka vs. Teixeira 2 among 9 UFC bouts announced 

Jiří Procházka and Glover Teixeira at UFC 275. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

Check out all the fights announced over the past week …read more

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Posted on October 17, 2022, 6:46 pm By
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Jiri Prochazka praises Alexander Gustafsson ahead of “light heavyweight night” at UFC 282: “I think he’s still a very dangerous man”

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jiri Prochazka couldn’t be happier to return at UFC 282. ‘Denisa’ has been out of action since his headlining role with Glover Teixeira in June. In the …read more

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Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira 2 Set For UFC 282

Light Heavyweight Title Will Be On The Line December 10 In Las Vegas
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Heck of a Morning: Does UFC 282 lineup still need Jon Jones?

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While it was made official that Jiri Prochazka will run it back with Glover Teixeira at UFC …read more

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Title rematch! Prochazka vs. Teixeira 2 nearly finalized for UFC 282

Jiri Prochazka enters the Octagon for his light heavyweight title fight with Glover Teixeira at UFC 275 in June. | Photo by Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images

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Posted on October 14, 2022, 11:46 am By
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Update: Procházka vs. Teixeira 2 Official For UFC 282 On Dec. 10

Multiple sources have now confirmed that Jiří Procházka vs. Glover Teixeira 2 will take place at UFC 282 as originally reported in August. UFC 275 played host to one of …read more

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Prochazka-Teixeira rematch added to UFC 282

The UFC has added a light heavyweight championship rematch between Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira to its December pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. …read more

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Jiri Prochazka vs. Glover Teixeira 2 booked for UFC 282 in December

Can Jiri Prochazka and Glover Teixeira top their instant classic from earlier this year? Fight fans will soon find out.
Prochazka, the defending light heavyweight champion, will put his title on …read more

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