Chicago, IL, United States (4E Sports) – Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (32-10) will fight Glover Teixeira (19-2) on Jan. 26 at the United Center in Chicago.
Originally scheduled on Oct. 13 at UFC 153 in Rio de Janeiro, Jackson pulled out of the fight due to injury.
Jackson vowed to hurt Texeira, saying that it is his job is to destroy opponents. “Glover is done on Jan. 26 in Chicago,” he tweeted.
The former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jackson is coming off two straight losses, the latest being a lopsided unanimous decision to Ryan Bader on Feb. 26 at UFC 144.
The hard-hitting Teixeira will carry a 17-fight winning streak into his bout with Jackson. He improved to 2-0
inside the Octagon at UFC 153 with a second-round TKO of fellow hard striker Fabio Maldonado.
The bout is part of UFC on Fox 6, and will be Jackson’s last under his current UFC contract. Jackson has vowed not to re-sign with the promotion.
It was also announced that lightweight contender Clay Guida (29-13) will appear on the Jan. 26 card against Hatsu Hioki (26-5-2).