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UFC 160’s Ryan Bader Injured, James Te-Huna Steps in to Face Glover Teixeira

James Te-HunaAn undisclosed injury to Ryan Bader has forced the TUF winner off of UFC 160 and left Glover Teixeira looking for a new opponent. James Te Huna was happy oblige. 

Te-Huna (16-5) comes into the bout on the strength of four-fight win-streak. The Kiwi most recently rallied back from the brink of defeat to take a unanimous decision victory over Ryan Jimmo at UFC on Fuel TV 7 and now hunts what would be his biggest win to date.

Teixeira (20-2) rides an extremely impressive 18-fight win-streak, with 16 of those victories coming by way of stoppage. The Chuck Liddell protege is undefeated inside the octagon, most recently taking a dominant unanimous decision victory over former champion Quinton Jackson at UFC on Fox 6.

UFC 160 takes place May 25 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.


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