Light Heavyweights Glover Teixeira, Ilir Latifi to Clash at UFC Fight Night 134 in Hamburg

By: Tristen Critchfield
Apr 24, 2018


Light heavyweight contenders Glover Teixeira and Ilir Latifi will square off at UFC Fight Night 134, according to multiple outlets.

Kimura.se and Combate were first to report the booking. UFC Fight Night 134 takes place at Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany, on July 22 and is headlined by a light heavyweight duel between Volkan Oezdemir and Mauricio Rua.

A former 205-pound title challenger, Teixeira was victorious in two of his three 2017 appearances. Most recently, the 38-year-old Brazilian earned a first-round technical knockout win against Misha Cirkunov at UFC on Fox 26 in December.

Latifi, meanwhile, has won five of his last six in the Octagon. The 34-year-old Swede is coming off a first-round tapout of Ovince St. Preux at UFC on Fox 28 on Feb. 24. Latifi is 7-3 with the promotion and 14-5 as a professional overall.

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