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Who won Blachowicz vs Teixeira?
Glover Teixeira beat Jan Blachowicz by submission in the 2nd round during the main event of UFC 267, on Saturday 30th October 2021.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
This contest was for the vacant UFC light heavyweight championship.
Blachowicz vs Teixeira stats
Jan Blachowicz stepped into the octagon with a record of 28 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 8 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 9 by submission.
Glover Teixeira made his way to the cage with a record of 32 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, with 18 of those wins by knock out and 9 by submission.
The stats suggested Teixeira had a large advantage in power over Blachowicz, boosting at 56% knock out percentage over Blachowicz's 29%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Blachowicz had a slight advantage over Teixeira, with a 32% submission rate over Teixeira's 28%.
Jan Blachowicz was the younger man by 3 years, at 40 years old.
Blachowicz had 2-inch reach advantage.
Blachowicz was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2007, 4 year and 8 months later than Teixeira, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 6 more professional rounds, 95 to Teixeira's 89.
Blachowicz vs Teixeira form
Blachowicz had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had beat Aleksandar Rakic at UFC Fight Night: Błachowicz vs. Rakić on 14th May 2022 by knockout in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Glover Teixeira at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight.
Going into that contest, he had beat Israel Adesanya at UFC 259 on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Before that, he had won against Dominick Reyes at UFC 253 on 26th September 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
He had beat Corey Anderson at UFC on ESPN+ 25 on 15th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Santa Ana Star Center, Rio Rancho, United States.
Teixeira had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Thiago Santos at UFC Vegas 13 on 7th November 2020 by submission in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Anthony Smith at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 13th May 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Going into that contest, he had won against Nikita Krylov at UFC on ESPN+ 16 on 14th September 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.
Before that, he had defeated Ion Cutelaba at UFC on ESPN+ 8 on 27th April 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at BB&T Center, Sunrise, United States.
He had beat Karl Roberson at UFC on ESPN+ 1 on 19th January 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jan Blachowicz had been fighting more than Glover Teixeira.
Going to this contest, Jan Blachowicz had last fought 1 year, 4 months and 10 days ago, while Glover Teixeira's last outing had been 2 years, 10 months and 17 days ago.
Blachowicz's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 7 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 13 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.6 rounds on average.
Teixeira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
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