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Glover Teixeira wants title shot in 2014

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02:43 PM ET 09.02 | UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixeira is set to face off against Ryan Bader on Wednesday night in his home country of Brazil at UFC Fight Night 28 and he is hoping that extending his winning streak to 15 will be just what the doctor ordered to get him a shot at the UFC title. Teixeira has been one of the most dominant 205 pounders in the sport over the past few years, but his lack of exposure on the biggest stage in mixed martial arts has resulted in a slow climb to the top of the UFC's light heavyweight division. He is hoping that with an impressive showing in the main event that he can set himself up for a shot at the title in early 2014.

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September 3, 2013  04:27 PM ET

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