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Teixeira Out of Evans Bout; Silva-Mir to Headline

 

Glover Teixeira has been forced out of his UFC Fight Night headliner against Rashad Evans on February 22 due to injury. Now settling in as the main event in Porto Alegre, Brazil will be the heavyweight bout between Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva and Frank Mir originally scheduled for UFC 184 on February 28.

The bout will air on FOX Sports 1. Stay tuned to UFC.com for news on Evans' next bout.

Currently ranked number 8 in the world, Brazil's Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva is unbeaten in three of his last five bouts, with stoppage wins over Travis Browne and Alistair Overeem. In former two-time heavyweight champion Mir, who sits at number 13 in the rankings, Silva will be facing a deadly submission artist who is looking to get back in the win column with a definitive performance on February 22.