Spring 2023
Potentially

Potential contest
5 rounds contest @ Light Heavyweight
33-9-0
20-2-0

The tape

43
Age
35
6' 2" / 188 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
76" / 193 cm
Reach
77.6" / 197 cm

Full record

UD 5SUB 5SUB 2SUB 3KO 5
Form
KO 5UD 5KO 2KO 3UD 5
33
Wins
20
18
By KO
9
55
KO%
45
10
By Sub
1
30
SUB%
5
9
Losses
2
3
Stopped
1
1
Tapped
1
0
Draws
0
2002
Debut
2012
42
Bouts
22
89
Rounds
68
6 hours, 0 minutes
Fight Time
5 hours, 13 minutes

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

5
UFC
-
-
Bellator
-
-
Tapology
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Glover Teixeira vs Kamaru Usman preview

When is Teixeira vs Usman?

Glover Teixeira could potentially face Kamaru Usman, in Spring 2023.

The fight would be scheduled for 5 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 205 pounds (14.6 stone or 93 KG).

Teixeira vs Usman stats

Glover Teixeira would step into the octagon with a record of 33 wins, 9 loses and 0 draws, 18 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 10 by submission.

Kamaru Usman would make his way to the cage with a record of 20 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 9 of those wins by knock out and 1 by submission.

The stats suggest Teixeira would have a slight advantage in power over Usman, with a 55% knock out percentage over Usman's 45%.

If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Teixeira would have a large advantage over Usman, boasting at 30% submission rate over Usman's 5%.

Glover Teixeira is the older man by 8 years, at 43 years old.

Teixeira has a height advantage of 2 inches over Usman. Despite this, Usman has 2-inch reach advantage.

Teixeira is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 20 more fights, and made his debut in 2002, 10 years and 5 months earlier than Usman, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 21 more professional rounds, 89 to Usman's 68.

Teixeira vs Usman form

Teixeira has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges twice.

In his last fight, he lost to Jamahal Hill at UFC 283 on 21st January 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at Jeunesse Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Jiri Prochazka at UFC 275 on 11th June 2022 by unanimous decision in the 5th round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight at Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Jan Blachowicz at UFC 267 on 30th October 2021 by unanimous decision in the 2nd round in their UFC Light Heavyweight championship fight.

Before that, he had beat Thiago Santos at UFC Vegas 13 on 7th November 2020 by unanimous decision in the 3rd round at UFC APEX, Las Vegas, United States.

He had won against Anthony Smith at UFC Fight Night Jacksonville on 13th May 2020 by knockout in the 5th round at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Usman has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he Leon Edwards at UFC 278 on 20th August 2022 by knockout in the 5th round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Colby Covington at UFC 268 on 6th November 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York City.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Jorge Masvidal at UFC 261 on 24th April 2021 by knockout in the 2nd round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.

Before that, he had won against Gilbert Burns at UFC 258 on 13th February 2021 by knockout in the 3rd round in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at UFC APEX, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by unanimous decision in their UFC Welterweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Kamaru Usman has been fighting more than Glover Teixeira.

Glover Teixeira last fought 18 days ago, while Kamaru Usman's last outing was 5 months and 19 days ago.

Teixeira's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 8 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 19 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.

Usman's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 28 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 7 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 20 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4 rounds on average.

What are the odds on Teixeira vs Usman?

Sorry, we couldn’t find any odds for Teixeira vs Usman yet. If a contest doesn’t have odds initially after it is announced, bookmakers usually release them closer to the day of the fight.

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