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Who won Teixeira vs Cirkunov?
Glover Teixeira beat Misha Cirkunov by , during the main card of UFC on FOX 26, on Saturday 16th December 2017 at MTS Centre in Winnipeg.
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 Cirkunov stats
Glover Teixeira stepped into the ring with a record of 26 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, 16 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Misha Cirkunov made his way to the ring with a record of 13 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 5 of those wins by knock out and 6 by submission.
The stats suggested Teixeira had a large advantage in power over Cirkunov, boasting at 62% knock out percentage over Cirkunov's 38%.
Glover Teixeira was the older man by 7 years, at 42 years old.
Cirkunov had a height advantage of 1 inch over Teixeira. That also extended to a 1-inch reach advantage.
Teixeira was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 16 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 7 years and 7 months earlier than Cirkunov, whose first professional fight was in 2010. He had fought 47 more professional rounds, 79 to Cirkunov's 32.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Misha Cirkunov had been fighting more than Glover Teixeira.
Going to this contest, Glover Teixeira had last fought 4 years, 11 months and 27 days ago, while Misha Cirkunov's last outing had been 4 years, 5 months and 9 days ago.
Teixeira's last 2 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 3 months and 14 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 7 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 8 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 4 rounds on average.
Cirkunov's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 11 months and 27 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 5 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 2 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1 rounds on average.