Fight | Glover Teixiera Vs. Misha Cirkunov Moved From Brazil To UFC On Fox 26 In Canada

A scheduled light heavyweight clash between GloverTeixeira and MishaCirkunov has undergone a venue change.

Promotion officials announced Tuesday that the bout, originally setfor UFC Fight Night 119 in Sao Paulo on Oct. 28, has been moved to UFC onFox 26 in Winnipeg on Dec. 16. A reason was not given for thechange.

UFC on Fox 26 takes place at Bell MTS Place and also includes a205-pound clash pitting AntonioRogerio Nogueira against JaredCannonier . The card airs on the Fox Network following earlyprelims on UFC Fight Pass.

Teixeira, a former 205-pound title challenger, is coming off afifth-round knockout loss to AlexanderGustafsson at UFC Fight Night 109 on May 28. The 37-year-oldBrazilian owns notable wins over RashadEvans , Ryan Bader , QuintonJackson and Ovince St.Preux in the Octagon.

Cirkunov had an eight-bout winning streak snapped at UFC FightNight 109 when he was knocked out 28 seconds into his encounterwith VolkanOezdemir . Prior to that, the 30-year-old Latvian had finishedhis first four opponents in the Las Vegas-based promotion.

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