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Who won Teixeira vs Hill?
Jamahal Hill beat Glover Teixeira by unanimous decision in their 5 round contest during the main event of UFC 283, on Saturday 21st January 2023 at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro.
The scorecards were announced as 44-50, 44-50, 44-50 in favor of winner Jamahal Hill.
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 UFC light heavyweight championship.
Teixeira vs Hill stats
Glover Teixeira stepped into the octagon with a record of 33 wins, 8 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.
Jamahal Hill made his way to the cage with a record of 11 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 7 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Hill had a slight advantage in power over Teixeira, with a 64% knock out percentage over Teixeira's 55%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Teixeira had a large advantage over Hill, boasting at 30% submission rate over Hill's 0%.
Glover Teixeira was the older man by 12 years, at 43 years old.
Hill had a height advantage of 2 inches over Teixeira. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Teixeira was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 29 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 15 years and 3 months earlier than Hill, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He had fought 56 more professional rounds, 89 to Hill's 33.
Teixeira vs Hill form
Teixeira had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had lost to Jiri Prochazka at UFC 275 on 11th June 2022 by in the 5th round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had won against Jan Blachowicz at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight.
Going into that contest, he had beat Thiago Santos at UFC Vegas 13 on 7th November 2020 by in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Before 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.
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.
Jamahal Hill had stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Thiago Santos at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Hill on 6th August 2022 by knockout in the 4th round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Johnny Walker at UFC Fight Night on 19th February 2022 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had beat Jimmy Crute at UFC Fight Night on 4th December 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
Before that, he had been beaten by Paul Craig at UFC 263 on 12th June 2021 by knockout in the 1st round at Gila River Arena, Glendale.
He had won against Ovince St. Preux at UFC Vegas 16 on 5th December 2020 by knockout in the 2nd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Jamahal Hill had been fighting more than Glover Teixeira.
Going to this contest, Glover Teixeira had last fought 7 months and 25 days ago, while Jamahal Hill's last outing had been 5 months and 30 days ago.
Teixeira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 22 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.
Hill's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 2 months, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 1.8 rounds on average.
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