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Who won Teixeira vs Cannonier?
Glover Teixeira beat Jared Cannonier by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest during the main card of UFC 208, on Saturday 11th February 2017 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
The scorecards were announced as in favor of winner Glover Teixeira.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 3 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).
Teixeira vs Cannonier stats
Glover Teixeira stepped into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 5 loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Jared Cannonier made his way to the cage with a record of 9 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Teixeira had a slight advantage in power over Cannonier, with a 64% knock out percentage over Cannonier's 56%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Teixeira had a slight advantage over Cannonier, with a 24% submission rate over Cannonier's 22%.
Glover Teixeira was the older man by 5 years, at 43 years old.
Teixeira had a height advantage of 3 inches over Cannonier. Despite this, Cannonier had 2-inch reach advantage.
Teixeira was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 20 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 9 years earlier than Cannonier, whose first professional fight was in 2011. He had fought 37 more professional rounds, 84 to Cannonier's 47.
Cannonier's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 9 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 10 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Teixeira vs Cannonier?
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