Glover Teixeira is hard at work, getting ready to face Quinton “Rampage” Jackson in the co-headliner for the Jan. 26 event in Chicago, UFC on Fox 6.
Teixeira, who has been doing his sparring with the likes of Lyoto Machida, said he’s a great admirer of Rampage and that he’s kept up with the athletes career ever since he was fighting for the now-extinct Pride FC promotion.
“Quinton is really good. I really admire him,” Teixeira admitted. “I watched a bunch of his fights at Pride, and he fights really well. It’s an honor to be able to face him. I’ll put on a great show for the fans.”
However, when asked about his plans for making a grab at the title, he says it is something he thinks about, just not something he’s concern himself with just yet.
“I think about winning the title; everyone thinks about it,” he said. “But you can’t put that first and foremost in your head. You’ve got to fight to make it there, not get trapped in the dream.”
Check out the video released in the lead-up to UFC on Fox 6.
UFC on Fox 6
United Center, Chicago
January 26, 2013
- Demetrious Johnson vs John Dodson
- Quinton Jackson vs Glover Teixeira
- Donald Cerrone vs Anthony Pettis
- Erik Koch vs Ricardo Lamas
- TJ Grant vs Matt Wiman
- Clay Guida vs Hatsu Hioki
- Ryan Bader vs Vladimir Matyushenko
- Simeon Thoresen vs David Mitchell
- Mike Russow vs Shawn Jordan
- Mike Stumpf vs Pascal Krauss
- Rafael Sapo vs Magnus Cedenblad
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