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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 ring 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 ring 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 advantage in power over Krylov, with a 59% knock out percentage over Krylov's 42%.
Glover Teixeira was the older man by 12 years, at 41 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 28 more professional rounds, 77 to Krylov's 49.
Teixeira vs Krylov form
Teixeira had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had defeated Nikita Krylov at UFC on ESPN+ 16 on 14th September 2019 by split decision in their 3 round contest at Rogers Arena, Vancouver, Canada.
Going into that contest, he had beat Ion Cutelaba at UFC on ESPN+ 8 on 27th April 2019 by split decision in the 2nd round at BB&T Center, Sunrise, United States.
Before that, he had won against Karl Roberson at UFC on ESPN+ 1 on 19th January 2019 by split decision in the 1st round at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.
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.
Teixeira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 18 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 14 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.8 rounds on average.
Krylov's last 3 fights had come over a period of 3 years and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 7 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.3 rounds on average.