Phil Davis vs Glover Teixeira Official For UFC 179
Posted by Joseph Lee on 08.02.2014
It's the co-main event...
As we previously reported, Glover Teixeira (22-3 MMA, 5-1 UFC) and Phil Davis (12-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC) verbally agreed to a light heavyweight fight at UFC 179. Now MMA Junkie reports that the UFC has confirmed that the bout will be the co-main event of the PPV, which happens on October 25. It will likely take place at the Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but UFC hasn't confirmed the venue. The main event is a featherweight title match between champion Jose Also and challenger Chad Mendes.