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Glover Teixeira vs Nikita Krylov report
Who won Teixeira vs Krylov?
Glover Teixeira beat Nikita Krylov by split decision in their 3 round contest during the co-main event of UFC on ESPN+ 16, on Saturday 14th September 2019 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver.
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 Krylov stats
Glover Teixeira stepped into the octagon with a record of 29 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.
Nikita Krylov made his way to the cage with a record of 26 wins, 6 loses and 0 draws, with 11 of those wins by knock out and 15 by submission.
The stats suggested Teixeira had an advantage in power over Krylov, with a 59% knock out percentage over Krylov's 42%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Krylov had a large advantage over Teixeira, boosting at 58% submission rate over Teixeira's 28%.
Glover Teixeira was the older man by 13 years, at 43 years old.
Krylov had a height advantage of 1 inch over Teixeira. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Teixeira was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 4 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 10 years and 1 month earlier than Krylov, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 34 more professional rounds, 89 to Krylov's 55.
Teixeira vs Krylov form
Teixeira had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Ion Cutelaba at UFC on ESPN+ 8 on 27th April 2019 by in the 2nd round at BB&T Center, Sunrise, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Karl Roberson at UFC on ESPN+ 1 on 19th January 2019 by in the 1st round at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Corey Anderson at UFC Fight Night 134 on 22nd July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, Germany.
Before that, he had beat Misha Cirkunov at UFC on FOX 26 on 16th December 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Canada.
He had lost to Alexander Gustafsson at UFC Fight Night 109 on 28th May 2017 by knockout in the 5th round at Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden.
Teixeira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 15 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
Krylov's last 2 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 8 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 4 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 4 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.
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