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Who won Teixeira vs Roberson?
Glover Teixeira beat Karl Roberson by submission in the 1st round during the main card of UFC on ESPN+ 1, on Saturday 19th January 2019 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
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 Roberson stats
Glover Teixeira stepped into the octagon with a record of 27 wins, 7 loses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 6 by submission.
Karl Roberson made his way to the cage with a record of 7 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, with 2 of those wins by knock out and 3 by submission.
The stats suggested Teixeira had a massive power advantage over Roberson, boasting at 63% knock out percentage over Roberson's 29%.
If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Roberson had a large advantage over Teixeira, boosting at 43% submission rate over Teixeira's 22%.
Glover Teixeira was the older man by 11 years, at 43 years old.
Teixeira had a height advantage of 1 inch over Roberson. That also extended to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Teixeira was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 26 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 12 years and 11 months earlier than Roberson, whose first professional fight was in 2015. He had fought 63 more professional rounds, 89 to Roberson's 26.
Teixeira's last 4 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 11 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 5 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 12 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Teixeira vs Roberson?
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