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Glover Teixeira vs. Fabio Maldonado Set for UFC 153

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Fabio Maldonado offered his services to the UFC, and the UFC accepted, signing Maldonado to meet Glover Teixeira in October. The two will compete in the co-main event of UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The new main event for the card features Anderson Silva taking on Stephan Bonnar at light heavyweight. Teixeira was originally set to meet Quinton "Rampage" Jackson, but Jackson was knocked out of the fight with an injury.

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USA Today confirmed the fight with UFC president Dana White. Teixeira (18-2) will be making his second Octagon appearance, while Maldonado (18-5) looks to even his UFC mark with a win, as he is currently 1-2 inside the cage.

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