Jon Jones vs. Glover Teixeira Headling UFC 171 In Texas

It was confirmed today that on March 15th in Dallas, Texas, current champion, Jon Jones will take on number one contender, Glover Teixeira at UFC 171 in the main event of the evening.

Ariel Helwani reported the news on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight, saying the word came from UFC President Dana White himself.

Jones recently defended his title when he defeated Alexander Gustafsson in a close unanimous decision win at UFC 165, a fight that swung one way and then the other. Teixeira has won all four fight’s he’s had since debuting inside the octagon, defeating Kyle Kingsbury, Fabio Maldonado, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and now Ryan Bader.

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