Glover Teixeira

Glover Lucas Teixeira Wikis

Real Name Glover Lucas Teixeira
Birthday October 28, 1979
Birthplace Sobralia, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Nationality American and Brazilian
Ethnicity Portuguese
Profession Mixed Martial Artist
Married/Wife Ingrid Peterson
Net Worth $5 million
Parents N/A
Siblings N/A

After his most recent battle with the former UFC light-heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz, Glover Teixeira is a force to be reckoned with in the UFC. He currently has a six-bout winning run. He is the current UFC Light Heavyweight champion and, after Randy Couture, the second-oldest champion in UFC history.

Early Life And Childhood

Glover  Teixeira, a native of Sobralia, Minas Gerais, was born a Virgo on October 28, 1979. The mixed martial artist, 42, is of Portuguese ancestry and holds dual citizenship with Brazil and the United States. He holds a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and a 7th degree Hawaiian Kempo black belt.

What is Income, Salary, and Net Worth of Glover  Teixeira?

In 2012, Teixeira made his UFC debut, forcing Kyle Kingsbury to submit at 1:53 of the opening frame. One of the most significant fights of his career was a title match against the renowned boxer Jon Jones. At UFC 172, Teixeira unfortunately lost by unanimous decision.

In the 2012 summer, Glover Teixeira made his UFC debut. Photo credit: gloverteixeira on Instagram

Teixeira defeated Thiago Santos in a bout on November 7, 2020, by submission in round three. For the UFC light heavyweight championship, he most recently fought Jan Blachowicz. He prevailed in the fight, which took place on October 30, 2021, by submission in round two.

The light heavyweight fighter is one of the best grapplers in the MMA world, with 13 finishes in the UFC. Teixeira has a 33-7-0 professional MMA record, with 18 of his wins coming by way of knockout.

Over $3,157,000 has been made by Teixeira during his UFC career. He received more than $295,000 for his outstanding victory over Anthony Smith. He received $432,000 for his most recent victory over Blachowicz. His predicted net worth in 2022 is $5 million.

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Does Teixeira is married ?

Teixeira and his longterm spouse, Ingrid Peterson, are happily wed. Ingrid and him initially met in a Connecticut gym. They clicked right away, and two years later, in 2001, they got married.

Ingrid, his wife, is currently in charge of running her husband’s fighting company. Despite being married for 20 years, it is thought that the couple has never had children. They rank among the most dominant duos in MMA history.

Siblings, parents, and family

Teixeira was born in the impoverished hamlet of Sobralia to a Portuguese family. He relocated to Danbury, Connecticut in 1999 in order to support his family.

Photo credit: gloverteixeira on Instagram

His parents and siblings’ identities are kept a secret.

Dimensions of the Body: Height and Weight

Teixeira, who is 6 feet 2 inches tall, has a commanding presence. He weights about 205 pounds and is physically healthy and muscular.