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Glover Teixeira In For Shogun Rua Vs. Rashad Evans

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A knee injury has knocked Mauricio “Shogun” Rua from a planned meeting of former champions at UFC on FOX 19, as Glover Teixeira now meets Rashad Evans.

Set for April 16 from Tampa, the card features a battle of lightweight top contenders in Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov.

Teixeira (24-4) has won seven of his nine Octagon appearances, including a pair of wins over Patrick Cummins and Ovince Saint Preux. Evans (19-4-1) is a former UFC champion who has gone 14-4-1 over his time with the promotion.

Below is the current card:

Lightweight: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson

Light Heavyweight: Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Glover Teixeira

Middleweight: Lyoto Machida vs. Dan Henderson

Strawweight: Rose Namajunas vs. Tecia Torres

Lightweight: Beneil Dariush vs. Michael Chiesa

Female Bantamweight: Bethe Correia vs. Raquel Pennington

Featherweight: Cub Swanson vs. Hacran Dias

Welterweight: Court McGee vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio

Welterweight: Cezar Ferreira vs. Caio Magalhaes

Bantamweight: John Dodson vs. Manny Gamburyan