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Who won Teixeira vs Prochazka?
Jiri Prochazka beat Glover Teixeira by submission in the 5th round during the main event of UFC 275, on Saturday 11th June 2022 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Singapore.
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 Prochazka stats
Glover Teixeira stepped into the octagon with a record of 33 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.
Jiri Prochazka made his way to the cage with a record of 28 wins, 3 loses and 1 draw, with 25 of those wins by knock out and 2 by submission.
The stats suggested Prochazka had a massive power advantage over Teixeira, boosting at 89% knock out percentage over Teixeira's 55%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Teixeira had a large advantage over Prochazka, boasting at 30% submission rate over Prochazka's 7%.
Glover Teixeira was the older man by 13 years, at 44 years old.
Prochazka had a height advantage of 2 inches over Teixeira. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Teixeira was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 8 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 9 years and 10 months earlier than Prochazka, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 41 more professional rounds, 89 to Prochazka's 48.
Teixeira vs Prochazka form
Teixeira had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 4 times.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Jan Blachowicz at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight.
Previous to that, he had defeated Thiago Santos at UFC Vegas 13 on 7th November 2020 by in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had beat Anthony Smith at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 13th May 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Before that, 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.
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.
Prochazka had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Glover Teixeira at UFC 275 on 11th June 2022 by submission in the 5th round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.
Previous to that, he had defeated Dominick Reyes at UFC Vegas 25 on 1st May 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in the United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against C B Dollaway at RIZIN 20 on 31st December 2019 by knockout in the 1st round in their Rizin Light Heavyweight championship fight at Saitama Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.
Before that, he had defeated F bio Maldonado at RIZIN 19 on 12th October 2019 by knockout in the 1st round at Edion Arena, Osaka.
He had beat Muhammed Lawal at RIZIN 15 on 21st April 2019 by knockout in the 3rd round in their Rizin Light Heavyweight championship fight at Yokohama Arena, Yokohama.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Glover Teixeira had been fighting more than Jiri Prochazka.
Going to this contest, Glover Teixeira had last fought 2 years, 1 month and 2 days ago, while Jiri Prochazka's last outing had been 1 year, 5 months and 21 days ago.
Teixeira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
Prochazka's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 11 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2.4 rounds on average.
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