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Who won Gustafsson vs Teixeira?
Alexander Gustafsson beat Glover Teixeira by , during the main event of UFC Fight Night 109, on Sunday 28th May 2017 at Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Alexander Gustafsson.
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).
Gustafsson vs Teixeira stats
Alexander Gustafsson stepped into the ring with a record of 17 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, 10 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Glover Teixeira made his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, with 16 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Teixeira had a slight advantage in power over Gustafsson, with a 62% knock out percentage over Gustafsson's 59%.
Alexander Gustafsson was the younger man by 7 years, at 35 years old.
Gustafsson had a height advantage of 3 inches over Teixeira. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Gustafsson was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 10 less fights, and made his debut in 2007, 5 year and 5 months later than Teixeira, whose first professional fight was in 2002. He had fought 29 less professional rounds, 55 to Teixeira's 84.
Gustafsson's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 4 months and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 8 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.