After years of chatter, failed visa issues and bogus rumors, Brazilian light heavyweight standout, Glover Teixeira has finally signed a contract to fight for the worldâ€™s largest mixed martial arts promotion: the UFC.
Teixeira currently rides a 15 fight win streak, having not come up short in competition since 2005 when he dropped a decision to Ed â€œShort Fuseâ€ Herman under the SportFight banner. The only other man to defeat him is Eric Schwartz, who stopped him with punches and elbows in his first professional fight.
No word has been issued on who may serve as the Brazilianâ€™s first opponent inside the octagon, but a summer debut looks to be likely. Weâ€™ll keep you updated as more info rolls in!
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