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UFC On Fox 6: Quinton “Rampage” Jackson Vs. Glover Teixeira

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson vs. Glover Teixeira

It’s time for the co-main event, as former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (32-10) takes on Glover Teixeira (19-2). This is the final fight on Jackson’s UFC contract, and he has made it known that his future is not inside the Octagon. The referee will be Herb Dean.

Round 1: No touch of gloves and the two come out swinging. Body shot by Teixeira lands, as does a heavy right. Jackson throws a leg kick to the lead leg of Teixeira. Teixeira drops and gets a takedown, going to the back with a pair of hooks in. Teixeira landing some big shots and Teixeira is looking to score with an arm triangle choke. Teixeira has both hooks still in, and very deep, and is landing some big rights to the head. Jackson pops up and gets out, and fires away at Teixeira. Jackson with a combo, followed by a leg kick. Head kick by Teixeira lands, but just a glancing blow. Jackson with a stiff left and an uppercut. Jackson counters with a left hook, and does again after Teixeira comes in too high. Exchange of jabs, and Teixeira has some blood on top of his nose. Left hook gets through defense of Teixeira, who throws a kick. Jackson goes for a takedown, but eats a huge right for his efforts. Left hook by Teixeira has Jackson wobbled, and Teixeira is going on the attack. Teixeira drops Jackson and goes for the finish, but Jackson gets to his feet. Just 30 seconds left, and Jackson is trying to survive, throwing big punches at Teixeira.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Teixeira

Round 2: Jackson gets takedown down right off the bat, and Teixeira goes to side-mount. Jackson trying to tie him up to force a stand-up, but Teixeira having his way right now. Jackson gets to his feet and looks ready to throw. Jackson gets inside the clinch and unloads a series of uppercuts, but Teixeira comes right back and lands a huge right of his own. Left hook lands by Teixeira, and some swelling is forming under the eye of Jackson due to a cut. Teixeira cutting off the Octagon and teeing off with his left, followed by an overhand right. Pair of big uppercuts get through by Teixeira. Kick to the body by Teixeira, and Jackson kind of taunts him. Teixeira taunts back, and they exchange as we go under a minute. Teixeira switches levels and goes to the body, landing a smooth combo. Flurry by Jackson, but Teixeira just shakes his head and attacks.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Teixeira

Round 3: Jackson knows he is down, and he is anxious to get going. Jackson comes right out, on the attack, throwing heavy lefts and rights. Jackson with a kick to the body, followed by a flurry. Another flurry by Jackson, but Teixeira just shakes his head and laughs. Teixeira drops and scores with a single-leg takedown. Teixeira lets Jackson get up, but makes him pay. Jackson now moving forward, throwing wild strikes and going for a takedown. Jackson is trying to get that extra bounce in his step as we approach the two-minute mark. Teixeira lands with a left hook, and Jackson throws a massive uppercut. Head kick by Teixeira lands, but not a lot of power behind it. Teixeira with another takedown, but Jackson stands back up. Teixeira with a hook to the body and a knee, but Jackson looks exhausted and out of it. Jackson fires off an uppercut. Teixeira gets a sixth takedown for good measure and moves to the mount, looking to finish with 20 seconds left. Teixeira finishes strong, and Jackson offers him a hug after the bell sounds.

FightLine scores the round 10-9 for Teixeira

Glover Teixeira def. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)