Jimi Manuwa vs. Glover Teixeira headlines UFC Sao Paulo

Jimi Manuwa vs. Glover Teixeira headlines UFC Sao Paulo

A five-round light heavyweight showdown between Jimi Manuwa and Glover Teixeira will serve as the main event for UFC Sao Paulo on Sept. 22, the UFC announced following a report by Globo Esporte.

The Fight Night card takes place at the Ibirapuera gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Manuwa (17-4) lost a rematch with Jan Blachowicz in March, and enters UFC Sao Paulo on a two-fight skid with the other defeat coming by the hands of Volkan Oezdemir. “Poster Boy”, ranked No. 5 in the official UFC ranking, knocked out Corey Anderson and Ovince Saint Preux prior to his recent losses.

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