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Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
When is Błachowicz vs Teixeira?
Jan Blachowicz will take on Glover Teixeira, during the of UFC 266, on Saturday 4th September 2021 in the United States.
The fight will be contested over 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit will be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
This contest is for the UFC light heavyweight championship.
Błachowicz vs Teixeira stats
Jan Blachowicz steps into the ring 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 will make his way to the ring 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 suggest Teixeira has a large advantage in power over Blachowicz, boosting at 56% knock out percentage over Blachowicz's 29%.
Jan Blachowicz is the younger man by 3 years, at 38 years old.
Blachowicz has 2-inch reach advantage.
Blachowicz is arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 4 year and 8 months later than Teixeira, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He has fought 5 more professional rounds, 82 to Teixeira's 77.
Błachowicz vs Teixeira form
Blachowicz has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight, he beat Israel Adesanya on 6th March 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat Dominick Reyes 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.
Going into that contest, he had won against Corey Anderson on 15th February 2020 by knockout in the 1st round at Santa Ana Star Center, Rio Rancho, United States.
Before that, he had beat Ronaldo Souza on 16th November 2019 by split decision in their 5 round contest at Ibirapuera Gymnasium, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
He had defeated Luke Rockhold on 6th July 2019 by knockout in the 2nd round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Teixeira has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 4 times.
In his last fight, he won against 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 won against 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 defeated 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 beat 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 won against Karl Roberson at UFC on ESPN+ 1 on 19th January 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
In terms of recent activity, Jan Blachowicz has been fighting more than Glover Teixeira.
Jan Blachowicz last fought 2 months and 5 days ago, while Glover Teixeira's last outing was 6 months and 4 days ago.
Blachowicz's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 10 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
Teixeira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 3 months and 22 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 2.8 rounds on average.