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Glover Teixeira vs. Patrick Cummins being discussed for UFC Fight Night 77 in São Paulo

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Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

An intriguing light-heavyweight fight has been added to the UFC's return to Brazil in November.

According to sources with knowledge of the situation, the UFC is targeting Glover Teixeira vs. Patrick Cummins on Nov. 7 in São Paulo. Both fighters are on board with the idea, however, the fight is not official just yet. Should it get finalized, expect the promotion to announce it in the coming days.

Teixeira (23-4) snapped a two-fight losing streaking earlier this month when he submitted Ovince Saint Preux via rear-naked choke in the third round of their main event fight, while Cummins (8-2) was also victorious this month, as he defeated Rafael Cavalcante via third-round TKO at UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro.

UFC Fight Night 77, headlined by Vitor Belfort vs. Dan Henderson 3, will air live on FOX Sports 1 in the United States from the Ginásio do Ibirapuera.

Update: The UFC officially confirmed that Teixeira vs. Cummins has been booked for Nov. 7.