Glover Teixeira will try to punch his way back into the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title hunt when he collides with Patrick Cummins in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 77, which takes place later tonight (Sat., Nov. 7, 2015) on FOX Sports 1 inside Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Teixeira (23-4) — who unsuccessfully challenged then-champion Jon Jones for the division crown in April 2014 — most recently snapped a two-fight losing streak at the expense of Ovince Saint Preux earlier this year via rear-naked choke in round three.
Cummins (8-2), meanwhile, competed just one week earlier at UFC 190, scoring his biggest mixed martial arts (MMA) career win to date with a late-round technical knockout finish of former Strikeforce champion Rafael Cavalcante. It wasn’t easy, but the victory launched him into the Top 10.
Now it’s time to separate the contender from the pretender.
MMAmania.com will provide LIVE round-by-round, blow-by-blow coverage of the entire UFC Fight Night 77 fight card tonight (click here), starting with the UFC Fight Pass “Prelims” bouts at 6:30 p.m. ET before moving on to the FOX Sports 1 “Prelims” offering at 8 p.m. ET, followed by the FOX Sports 1 main ….View original article
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