UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Bader

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UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Bader
UFN 28 event poster.jpg
The poster for UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Bader.
PromotionUltimate Fighting Championship
DateSeptember 4, 2013
VenueMineirinho Arena
CityBelo Horizonte, Brazil
Event chronology
UFC 164: Henderson vs. Pettis UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Bader UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson

UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Bader (also known as UFC Fight Night 28) was a mixed martial arts that was held on September 4, 2013, at Mineirinho Arena in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.[2]


A bout between Raphael Assunção and T.J. Dillashaw was briefly linked to this event.[3] However, the pairing was delayed and will take place at a later event this year due to a minor medical issue for Assunção.[4]

Godofredo Pepey was expected to face Sam Sicilia at the event. However, Pepey pulled out of the bout citing an injury and was replaced by Felipe Arantes.[5] Then, on August 7, Sicilia also pulled out and was replaced by promotional newcomer Kevin Souza, the former Jungle Fight featherweight champion.[6]

Kenny Robertson was expected to face João Zeferino at this event. However, Robertson pulled out of the bout citing an injury and was replaced by UFC promotional newcomer Elias Silvério, the former Jungle Fight welterweight champion.[7]

Johnny Bedford was expected to face Hugo Viana at this event. However, Bedford pulled out of the bout citing an injury.[8] Viana was then briefly scheduled to face UFC newcomer Wilson Reis.[9] Then just days before the event, Viana also pulled out of the bout citing an injury and the bout was cancelled.[10]

Marcelo Guimarães was expected to face Keith Wisniewski at this event. However, Guimarães pulled out of the bout citing an injury and was replaced by UFC promotional newcomer Ivan Jorge, the former Jungle Fight lightweight champion.[11]


Main Card (Fox Sports 1)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Light Heavyweight Glover Teixeira def. Ryan Bader TKO (punches) 1 2:55
Middleweight Ronaldo Souza def. Yushin Okami TKO (punches) 1 2:47
Flyweight Joseph Benavidez def. Jussier Formiga TKO (knee to the body and punches) 1 3:07
Lightweight Piotr Hallmann def. Francisco Trinaldo Submission (kimura) 2 3:50
Middleweight Rafael Natal def. Tor Troéng Decision (unanimous) (30–27, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Flyweight Ali Bagautinov def. Marcos Vinicius TKO (punches) 3 3:28
Preliminary card (Fox Sports 1)
Featherweight Kevin Souza def. Felipe Arantes Decision (split) (29–28, 28–29, 29–28) 3 5:00
Bantamweight Lucas Martins def. Junior Hernandez Technical Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 1:10
Welterweight Elias Silvério def. João Zeferino Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 30–27, 30–27) 3 5:00
Welterweight Ivan Jorge def. Keith Wisniewski Decision (unanimous) (29–28, 30–27, 29–28) 3 5:00
Preliminary card (Facebook/YouTube)
Welterweight Sean Spencer def. Yuri Villefort Decision (split) (30–27, 28–29, 29–28) 3 5:00


Bonus awards[edit]

The following fighters were awarded $50,000 bonuses.[13]

  • Fight of the Night: Rafael Natal vs. Tor Troeng
  • Knockout of the Night: Glover Teixeira
  • Submission of the Night: Piotr Hallmann

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "UFC Fight Night 28 draws reported 5,126 attendance". MMAJunkie. 2013-09-04. Retrieved 2013-09-04.
  2. ^ Ivan Raupp (2013-06-24). "UFC UFC de 4 de setembro será em BH, provavelmente com Jacaré e Glover (Brazilian Portuguese)". Combate.com. Archived from the original on 2013-06-27. Retrieved 2013-06-24.
  3. ^ Christoffer Esping (July 12, 2013). "TJ Dillashaw möter Raphael Assuncao på UFC on FOX Sports 1 #3". mmanytt.se.
  4. ^ Kelsey Mowatt (July 14, 2013). "Raphael Assuncao vs. T.J. Dillashaw Delayed". cagedinsider.com.
  5. ^ Staff (2013-07-18). "Felipe Arantes Steps in to Replace Injured Godofredo Pepey at UFC Fight Night 28 on FS1". mmaweekly.com. Retrieved 2013-07-18.
  6. ^ Christoffer Esping (2013-08-07). "Sam Sicilia drar sig ur matchen med Felipe Arantes på UFC Fight Night 28, Edimilson Souza ersätter". mmanytt.se. Retrieved 2013-08-07.
  7. ^ Staff (2013-08-09). "Kenny Robertson out, Elias Silverio in vs. Joao Zeferino at UFC Fight Night 28". mmajunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
  8. ^ Staff (2013-08-14). "Adversário de Hugo Wolverine é cortado do UFC em BH (Brazilian Portuguese)". portaldovaletudo.uol.com.br/. Retrieved 2013-08-14.
  9. ^ Staff (2013-08-21). "Wilson Reis replaces injured Johny Bedford against Hugo Viana at UFN 28". mmafighting.com. Retrieved 2013-08-21.
  10. ^ Matthew Roth (2013-08-30). "Breaking: Hugo Viana injured, bout with Wilson Reis cancelled". mmamania.com. Retrieved 2013-08-30.
  11. ^ Ivan Raupp (2013-08-19). "Marcelo Guimarães se lesiona, e Ivan Batman enfrenta gringo no UFC BH 2 (Brazilian Portuguese)". http://sportv.globo.com/. Retrieved 2013-08-19. External link in |publisher= (help)
  12. ^ "UFC Fight Night: Teixeira vs. Bader". Ultimate Fighting Championship. Retrieved 2013-06-26.
  13. ^ Staff (2013-09-04). "UFC Fight Night 28 bonuses: Teixeira, Hallman, Natal, Troeng earn $50,000". MMAjunkie.com. Retrieved 2013-09-04.