Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira Set For UFC 266

Glover Teixeira will finally receive his long-awaited UFC light heavyweight title shot when he meets Jan Blachowicz at UFC 266.

UFC President Dana White confirmed the September 4th booking to its broadcast partner ESPN.

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Teixeira (32-7) subsequently confirmed the booking opposite Blachowicz (28-8).

Blachowicz looks to make his second title defense after fending up UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya in a super fight at UFC 259; meanwhile, Teixeira is in rare form riding a five-fight winning streak punctuated by finishes over Thiago Santos and Anthony Smith.

UFC 266 is scheduled to take place on September 4. The pay-per-view card is expected to be headlined by a UFC light heavyweight title fight pitting Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira. No location or venue has been confirmed for the card. Keep up with Fightful for all your event-related coverage.

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