Glover Teixeira is a Brazilian martial artist with a net worth of $8 million. At present, he is a competitor in the light heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). He is also a former UFC light heavyweight champion. Read the article to know Teixeira’s net worth, salary, earnings, wife, age, and other related details.
About Glover Teixeira:
Teixeira made his first debut in the UFC in the Summer of 2012. His debut match was a blast. There he knocked out Kyle Kingsbury in UFC 146. He was scheduled to fight faced the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Quinton Jackson in October 2012. In that fight in January 2013, Teixeira beat Jackson in the first round with a knockout. He won that fight with his style.
The player defeated Ryan Bader at the UFC Fight Night 28. He nailed Bader with a first-round TKO. Teixeira earned the opportunity to fight for the World heavy lightweight championship after that fight.
in UFC 172 and 179, Teixeira lost back-to-back two fights. Both of the losses came from unanimous decisions. He fought against Ovince Saint Preux in August 2015 at UFC Fight Night 73. There, he dominated and won with submission in the third round. He won the Fight of the Night bonus award for his amazing performance in that match.
On UFC 202, Teixeira was defeated by Johnson by TKO. He was again defeated by Alexander Gustafsson in the main event of the UFC Fight Night 109. He won the second Fight of the Night bonus despite losing the match.
Teixeira won against Misha Cirkunov in a first-round TKO in December 2017. In the title fight of UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Teixeira, he won against Anthony Smith in May 2020. Teixeira got his title shot for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship in October 2021. He defeated Jan Błachowicz and won the title by second-round submission. Unfortunately, he lost the title against Jiri Prochazka at UFC 275.
Glover Teixeira’s Net Worth and Salary:
Teixeira’s net worth is $8 million in 2023. He has earned over $3.3 million in his professional career under the UFC banner. He earns an average of $120,000 as a guaranteed purse from each fight with an additional $15,000 as sponsorship payment. Below is a list of his income breakdown from recent fights –
|Event||Guaranteed Payment||Bonus||Sponsorship||Total Income|
|UFC Fight Night: Sandos vs Teixeira||$120,000||$120,000
|UFC Fight Night: Smith vs Teixeira||$115,000||$165,000||$15,000||$295,000|
|UFC Fight Night: Cowboy vs Gaethje||$110,000||$125,000||$15,000||$235,000|
Teixeira is a Rebook endorsed fighter. His major sponsor is Icon Meals. Additionally, the player has an affiliation with MMA Gym.
|Full Name||Glover Teixeira|
|Nickname||The Brazilian Pitbull|
|Profession||Mixed Martial Arts|
|Born||28 October 1979|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg)|
|Residence||Danbury, Connecticut, United States|
|Net Worth||$8 million|
Glover Teixeira is Married to Ingrid Peterson Teixeira. The pair reportedly met in Danbury in 1999. After two years of dating, they got married in 2001. The pair haven’t disclosed much about their personal life on media. They don’t have any children yet.
Teixeira was born on 28 October 1979 in Sobralia, Brazil. At present, he is 42 years old.
His Height and Weight:
The Brazilian mixed martial artist has a height of 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) and weighs 205 lb (93 kg). He is a former champion and current competitor in the light heavyweight division of UFC.
While speaking about the nickname, Texeira said, “A nickname just never got stuck with me.” The light heavyweight contender added, “But I’m cool with that. It’s good. For you to have a nickname, you have to have somebody give it to you. You can’t make your own nickname.” But he is called the Brazilian pit bull by his fans.
Glover Teixeira’s stats:
Mixed Martial Arts Record
|ADCC South American Championship||Gold||2009|
|ADCC South American Championship||Silver||2011|
|Shooto South America Championship (200lbs)||2011|
|UFC Light Heavyweight Championship||2021|
UFC Career Stats: 2022 YTD
|Significant Strikes Landed per Minute||3.80|
|Significant Striking Accuracy||50%|
|Significant Strikes Absorbed per Minute||3.93|
|Significant Strike Defense||52%|
|Avg Takedowns Landed per 15min||2.20|
|Avg Submissions Attempted per 15min||1.0|
UFC 275: Glover Teixeira Octagon Interview
FAQ about Glover Teixeira:
What is Glover Teixeira’s Net Worth in 2023?
Teixeira’s net worth is $8 million in 2023.
How Tall is Teixeira?
He is 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) tall.
Is He Married?
Yes. Teixeira is currently Ingrid Peterson Teixeira.
How Old is Teixeira?
The former champion is 42 years old.
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