Jones was expected to take on Glover Teixeira on February 1, 2014, at UFC 169 .  However, on October 7, UFC President Dana White stated that the announcement for this fight on that card was premature and that Jones and Teixeira would face each other on a different card.  On November 13, 2013, it was announced that Jones would fight Glover Teixeira at UFC 170 , scheduled for February 22, 2014,  however the next day it was announced that the match had been scratched from the card.  On December 4, 2013, it was announced that Jones and Teixeira would face each other at UFC 171 on March 15, 2014, in Dallas, Texas ,  however, the fight was moved again. Jones and Teixeira finally fought on April 26, 2014, at UFC 172 .  Jones won the bout via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45).