Teixeira injured, ‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs. Frank Mir to headline UFC Fight Night 61

Bigfoot Silva
Bigfoot Silva

UFC officials have announced that Glover Teixeira is injured and has been forced to withdraw from his main event bout against Rashad Evans at UFC Fight Night 61 in Brazil. The new main event will feature Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva taking on Frank Mir which was originally scheduled for UFC 184 a week later.

UFC Fight Night 61 will take place on February 22 and will air on FOX Sports 1.

Rashad Evans will be scheduled to fight at a later date.

The UFC Fight Night 61 fight card is below:

  • Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva vs. Frank Mir
  • Edson Barboza vs. Michael Johnson
  • Cezar Ferreira vs. Sam Alvey
  • Rustam Khabilov vs. Adriano Martins
  • Iuri Alcântara vs. Frankie Saenz
  • Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Sean Strickland
  • Douglas Silva de Andrade vs. Cody Gibson
  • Jessica Andrade vs. Marion Reneau
  • William Macário vs. Matt Dywer
  • Wendell Oliveira vs. TJ Waldburger
  • Tiago Trator vs. Mike de la Torre
  • Ivan Jorge vs. Josh Shockley


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