Rampage Jackson vs. Glover Teixeira
Herb Dean is the referee. Both fighters open orthodox. Single leg takedown and Glover has Rampage's back already. Glover lets go and Rampage stands back up. Slow head kick lands for Glover, but there wasn't much steam on it. Both fighters trading hooks and whiffing on big punches. Outside leg kick from Glover. Rampage chases a takedown and is stuffed easily and eats a huge punch for his efforts. Another left hook hurts Rampage. Teixeira DROPS Rampage with a punch and he's reeling, but Teixeira isn't getting overly aggressive.
Single leg takedown turns into a double leg takedown for Teixeira. He's on top in Rampage's guard. Teixeira trying to pass and almost has it, but in a scramble Rampage stands. Hard uppercuts from Rampage in the dirty boxing position and Teixeira lands a left hook. Rampage throws a wild body •••• and it mostly lands, but he's breathing hard and backing up. Rampage eats a hard uppercut. Middle kick somewhat lands for Teixeira and his head kick attempt is blocked. Two hard body shots from Teixeira. The two trade more punches before the end of the round, Glover getting the best of them.
Teixeira fires a left hand and it lands, but Rampage is swinging. Rampage lands a kick to the body, but Glover cracks him with a right hand. Double leg takedown for Teixeira. Some ground and pound from Teixeira, but nothing significant lands. Rampage is trying to stand and does, but eats a few hard shots for his efforts. Rampage looking for a single, but abandons it quickly. Left hook from Teixeira hurts Rampage and a follow up head kick lands partly. Rampage looks depleted. Easy single leg takedown, but Rampage gets up. Against the fence a body shot and knee land for Teixeira. Rampage lands a left hook, but misses two other punches in the combination. Two more right hands for Teixeira. Another single leg land for Teixeira and the Brazilian moves into the mount. Fight ends there.
Glover Teixeira def. Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
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