May 13 2020
Wednesday

VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, United States

Main Event
5 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
30-7-0
KO 5
KO 5
33-14-0

The tape

44
Age
35
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 4" / 193 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
76" / 193 cm

Tape record

SDSUBSUBUDKO
Form
SUBUDSUBKOKO
30
Wins
33
17
By KO
18
57
KO%
55
8
By SUB
12
27
SUB%
36
7
Loses
14
3
Stopped
8
0
Tapped
4
0
Draws
0
2002
Debut
2008
37
Bouts
47
69
Rounds
85
4 hours, 29 minutes
Fight Time
4 hours, 58 minutes

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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UFC
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Bellator
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Tapology
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Glover Teixeira vs Anthony Smith report

Who won Teixeira vs Smith?

Glover Teixeira beat Anthony Smith by knockout in the 5th round during the main event of UFC Fight Night Jacksonville, on Wednesday 13th May 2020 at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville.

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).

Teixeira vs Smith stats

Glover Teixeira stepped into the octagon with a record of 30 wins, 7 losses and 0 draws, 17 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 8 by submission.

Anthony Smith made his way to the cage with a record of 33 wins, 14 losses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by knock out and 12 by submission.

Anthony Smith marked his 22nd fight for them, having made his own debut for the promotion in 2013.

Glover Teixeira's UFC record stood at 16-7-0, while Anthony Smith's came in at 13-9-0.

The stats suggested Teixeira had a slight advantage in power over Smith, with a 57% knock out percentage over Smith's 55%.

If the fight went to the ground, their records suggested Smith had a slight advantage over Teixeira, with a 36% submission rate over Teixeira's 27%.

Glover Teixeira was the older man by 9 years, at 44 years old.

Smith had a height advantage of 2 inches over Teixeira. Despite this, both fighters had a equal reach.

Teixeira was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 10 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2002, 5 years and 8 months earlier than Smith, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 21 less professional rounds, 89 to Smith's 110.

Teixeira vs Smith 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 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.

Previous to that, he had beaten Ion Cutelaba at UFC on ESPN+ 8 on 27th April 2019 by submission in the 2nd round at BB&T Center, Sunrise, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Karl Roberson at UFC on ESPN+ 1 on 19th January 2019 by submission in the 1st round at Barclays Center, Brooklyn.

Before that, he had lost to Corey Anderson at UFC Fight Night 134 on 22nd July 2018 by unanimous decision in their 3 round contest at Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, Germany.

He was victorious against Misha Cirkunov at UFC on FOX 26 on 16th December 2017 by knockout in the 1st round at MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Canada.

Smith had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had been beaten by Glover Teixeira 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 won against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC on ESPN+ 11 on 1st June 2019 by submission in the 4th round at Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden.

Going into that contest, he had been defeated by Jon Jones at UFC 235 on 2nd March 2019 by unanimous decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had beaten Volkan Oezdemir at UFC Fight Night 138 on 27th October 2018 by submission in the 3rd round at Moncton Events Centre, Moncton, Canada.

He had defeated Mauricio Rua at UFC Fight Night 134 on 22nd July 2018 by knockout in the 1st round at Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, Germany.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Anthony Smith had been fighting more than Glover Teixeira.

Going to this contest, Glover Teixeira had last fought 4 years, 8 months and 4 days ago, while Anthony Smith's last outing had been 4 years and 5 days ago.

Teixeira's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 5 months and 2 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 10 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 2 rounds on average.

Smith's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 9 months and 26 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 2 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 18 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3.6 rounds on average.

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