Glover Lucas Teixeira (born October 28, 1979 in Sobrália, Minas Gerais, Brazil) is a Brazilian mixed martial artist and former member of the Brazilian National Wrestling Team, who currently competes in the Light Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Teixeira is currently ranked the #8 Light Heavyweight in the world by Sherdog. He has also competed in the WEC, Impact FC, PFC, and Shooto.

Name: Glover Lucas Teixeira

Nick Name: Hands of Stone

Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)

Weight: 204 lb (93 kg; 14.6 st)

Division: Light Heavyweight (205 lb)

Born: October 28, 1979 (age 33)

Town of birth: Sobrália, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Fighting out of: San Luis Obispo, California

Team: The Pit, American Top Team, Black House

Years Active: 2002-present

Mixed Martial Arts Record

Wins: 22

  • By Knockout: 13
  • By Submission: 6
  • By Decision: 3
  • Other: 0

Losses: 2

  • By Knockout: 1
  • By Submission: 0
  • By Decision: 1
  • Other: 0
  • Draws: 0
  • No Contests: 0

Fights:

  1. Glover Teixeira vs. Ed Herman [SportFight 9 – Respect]
  2. Glover Teixeira vs. Carlton Jones [WEC 20 Cinco de Mayhem]
  3. Glover Teixeira vs. Jack Morrison [WEC 22 – The Hitman]
  4. Glover Teixeira vs. Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou [WEC 24 Full Force]
  5. Glover Teixeira vs. Jorge Oliveira [PFC 6 No Retreat, No Surrender]
  6. Glover Teixeira vs. Buckley Acosta [Palace Fighting Championships 7]
  7. Glover Teixeira vs. Leonardo Lucio Nascimento [Bitetti Combat 4]
  8. Glover Teixeira vs. Joaquim Ferreira [Bitetti Combat 6]
  9. Glover Teixeira vs. Tiago Tosato [Bitetti Combat 7]
  10. Glover Teixeira vs. Daniel Tabera [Bitetti Combat 8]
  11. Glover Teixeira vs. Simão Melo [Shooto Brazil 23]
  12. Glover Teixeira vs. Márcio Cruz [Clube da Luta]
  13. Glover Teixeira vs. Antonio Mendes [Shooto Brazil 24]
  14. Glover Teixeira vs. Marvin Eastman [Shooto Brasil Fight for BOPE]
  15. Glover Teixeira vs. Ricco Rodriguez [MMAAD MMA Against Dengue]
  16. Glover Teixeira vs. Kyle Kingsbury [UFC 146 dos Santos vs. Mir]
  17. Glover Teixeira vs. Fábio Maldonado [UFC 153 Silva vs. Bonnar]
  18. Glover Teixeira vs. Quinton Jackson [UFC on Fox Johnson vs. Dodson]
  19. Glover Teixeira vs. James Te Huna [UFC 160 Velasquez vs. Bigfoot 2]
  20. Glover Teixeira vs. Ryan Bader [UFC Fight Night Teixeira vs. Bader]

Missing:

  1. Glover Teixeira vs. Eric Swartz [WEC 3]
  2. Glover Teixeira vs. Matt Horwich [SF 3: Dome]
  3. Glover Teixeira vs. Justin Ellison [SF 5: Stadium]
  4. Glover Teixeira vs. Marko Peselj [Impact FC 2]