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Glover Teixeira

#1 Light Heavyweight Division • 33-8-0 (W-L-D)

Stats & Records

  • 18
    Wins by Knockout
  • 10
    Wins by Submission
  • 0
    Title Defenses
Striking accuracy 50% 50%

Striking accuracy

Sig. Strikes Landed
932
Sig. Strikes Attempted
1863
Grappling accuracy 38% 38%

Grappling accuracy

Takedowns Landed
20
Takedowns Attempted
95
3.80
Sig. Str. Landed
Per Min
3.93
Sig. Str. Absorbed
Per Min
2.20
Takedown avg
Per 15 Min
1.04
Submission avg
Per 15 Min
53
%
Sig. Str. Defense
60
%
Takedown Defense
0.37
Knockdown Ratio
09:46
Average fight time

Sig. Str. By Position

Standing
435 (47%)
Clinch
88 (9%)
Ground
409 (44%)

Sig. Str. by target

87% 809 Head 12% 110 Body 1% 13 Leg

Win By Way

KO/TKO
18 (55%)
DEC
5 (15%)
SUB
10 (30%)

Event Results

  • Win

    Teixeira vs Prochazka

    Round
    5
    Time
    4:32
    Method
    Submission
  • Win

    Błachowicz vs Teixeira

    Round
    2
    Time
    3:02
    Method
    Submission
  • Win

    Santos vs Teixeira

    Round
    3
    Time
    01:48
    Method
    SUB

Biography

Status
Active
Hometown
Gover Nador Valadares, Brazil
Trains at
Teixeira MMA & Fitness-Bethel, CT
Fighting style
Jiu-Jitsu
Age
42
Height
74.00
Weight
205.00
Octagon Debut
May. 26, 2012
Reach
76.00
Leg reach
42.50
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OCTOBER 30: Glover Teixeira of Brazil prepares to fight Jan Blachowicz in the UFC light heavyweight championship fight during the UFC 267 event at Etihad Arena on October 30, 2021 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)
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Glover Teixeira of Brazil takes down Jan Blachowicz of Poland in the UFC light heavyweight championship fight during the UFC 267 event at Etihad Arena on October 30, 2021 in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC)