Top 10 ranked Light heavyweights number 5 Jimi “Poster Boy” Manuwa & number 8 Glover Teixeira clash in the main event of UFC fight Night 137.
UFC Fight Night 137 is September 22 at Ginasio do Ibirapuera, in sao Paulo , Brazil.
Manuwa 38, has 17 wins, 16 finishes, & 15 knock outs. The Englishmen has lost straight getting stopped by Volkan Oezdemir & dropping a decision to Jan Blachowicz. Teixeira 38, has 27 wins, 23 finishes, & 17 knock outs. The former title challenger is 3-3 in his last 6, looking to rebound from a decision loss to Corey Anderson, from just over a week ago.
The card has also recently added a top 15 Middleweight contest between number 11 Antonio Carlos Junior & number 14 Elias Theodorou. The Brazilian, Carlos Junior has won 5 straight 4 by rear naked choke. The Canadian, Theodorou has won back to back decisions over Daniel Kelly & Trevor Smith.
The newest addition is at Light Heavyweight with former LFA champion, Ryan Spann, who earned his contract through Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series, gets his official welcome to the octagon, by Brazil’s Luis Henrique, a submission finisher.