The UFC has officially confirmed with exclusivity to SPORTV.COM on Monday, the first fight of the UFC Rio 3, held in October in Rio de Janeiro: Brazilian Glover Teixeira, unbeaten in 16 fights, will face the controversial American Quinton " Rampage "Jackson in the category of true duel-medium-heavy weights. It was not decided yet if the confrontation is the co-main event of the night, but he is already considered a big draw for the tournament, since it may represent the last fight of Rampage Jackson UFC.
Glover Teixeira made his UFC debut with a win by submission against American Kyle Kingsbury at UFC 146. After resolving bureaucratic problems with his visa for the USA, Glover will return to Brazil, where he built his career.
Already Rampage Jackson is coming off two defeats - against Jon Jones at UFC 135, against Ryan Bader at UFC 144. The 34-year-old veteran has said he intends to do just one more fight in the UFC and leave the organization. Idol in Japan, when she starred spectacular duels by Pride, Jackson never fought in Brazil, where he has a legion of fans for aggressive style of acting both as to cause his opponents.