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Glover Teixeira vs Jimi Manuwa headlines UFC Sao Paulo on Sept. 22

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has finally settled on a main event for its upcoming UFC Fight Night 137 mixed martial arts (MMA) event on FOX Sports 1, which takes place Sat., Sept. 22, 2018 inside Ibirapuera Gymnasium in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Glover Teixeira vs. Jimi Manuwa.

Teixeira (27-7) is looking to rebound from his unanimous decision loss to Corey Anderson at the UFC Fight Night 134 event just last month. The power-punching Brazilian, who turns 39 in October, has not recorded back-to-back victories in over two years.

Speaking of inconsistency, Manuwa (17-4) has been trying to get something going for several years now. After scoring consecutive knockout wins over Ovince Saint Preux and the aforementioned Anderson, “Poster Boy” went down in flames to Volkan Oezdemir, before getting outpointed by Jan Blachowicz.

Early predictions on this 205-pound affair?

UFC Sao Paulo will also feature the light heavyweight showdown between Sam Alvey and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, while Neil Magny and Alex Oliveira collide for welterweight bragging rights.

Expect more UFC Sao Paulo fight card announcements in the coming days.

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