Anthony Johnson entered this fight with a pro mma record of 21-5-0 (71% ko/tko victory rate – he has never won via submission) and he is ranked as the No.3 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones). He lost to Daniel Cormier last year (=Johnson vs Cormier) but then he has beat Jimi Manuwa (=Johnson vs Manuwa) and Ryan Bader (=Johnson vs Bader).
His opponent, the black belt in Bjj Glover Teixeira, has a record of 25-4-0 (88% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. He suffered two consecutive defeats in 2014, against Jon Jones (=Jones vs Teixeira) and Phil Davis (=Teixeira vs Davis), but then he has won over Ovince St Preux (=Teixeira vs St Preux), Patrick Cummins (=Teixeira vs Cummins) and Rashad Evans (=Teixeira vs Evans). ‘Rumble’ Johnson vs Teixeira is on the undercard of Nate Diaz vs Conor McGregor 2 – UFC 202. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 202: Diaz vs Mcgregor 2
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
UFC 202 fight card (main fights):
Nate Diaz vs Conor McGregor 2
Anthony Johnson vs Glover Teixeira
Donald Cerrone vs Rick Story
Hyun Gyu Lim vs Mike Perry
Tim Means vs Sabah Homasi
Cody Garbrandt vs Takeya Mizugaki
Neil Magny vs Lorenz Larkin
Johnson’s previous fight: Anthony Johnson vs Ryan Bader
Teixeira’s previous fight: Glover Teixeira vs Rashad Evans
Teixeira’s next fight: Glover Teixeira vs Jared Cannonier
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