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Glover Teixeira To Meet James Te Huna After Injury To Ryan Bader

Glover Teixeira has received a new opponent for UFC 160, as Ryan Bader has suffered an injury. In his place will step James Te Huna.

The card takes place May 25 from Las Vegas. The placement of the bout is currently unknown.

Te Huna (16-5) is a riding a four-fight win streak since falling to contender Alexander Gustafsson. He is 10-1 in his last 11 overall, and 5-1 inside the Octagon.

Teixeira (20-2) scored the biggest win of his career earlier this year, defeating former UFC champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. He is 3-0 in the UFC.

The loss of Bader hurts the status of his match for Teixeira, as the Brazilian likely could have made a solid case for a future title shot with a win. Now, he will be the heavy favorite and must avoid a slip-up.

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