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UFC on FOX 19 live blog: Glover Teixeira vs. Rashad Evans

Glover Teixeira and Rashad Evans will collide in the UFC on FOX 19 main event Saturday night.
Glover Teixeira and Rashad Evans will collide in the UFC on FOX 19 main event Saturday night.
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This is the UFC on FOX 19 live blog for Glover Teixeira vs. Rashad Evans, a light heavyweight bout at Saturday night's UFC event at the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla.

Teixeira, who has won three of his past five fights, will face Evans, who has won two of his past five fights, on the main card.

Check out the UFC on FOX 19 live blog below.

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Round 1: Alright, here we go. The main event of UFC on Fox 19 is up and Rashad Evans has the first walkout. The referee for this fight will be Herb Dean. Evans stands up from his spider-man-like position and meets Teixeira in the middle of the cage to touch gloves. The fight is on. Evans takes the outside of the cage and Teixeira begins to stalk him down with his very distinguished stance. They clinch. Evans puts Teixeira against the cage but they break away. Teixeira continues to stalk down Evans and boom! Teixeira floors Evans with with a left hook. Evans falls face first and before Teixeira can land another solid shot, Herb Dean steps in to stop the fight. Teixeira wins by knockout.

Glover Teixeira def. Rashad Evans via first-round KO (1:48)

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