Alexander Gustafsson entered this fight with a professional mma record of 17-4-0 (76% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.9 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones). He suffered two consecutive defeats in 2015, against Anthony Johnson (=Gustafsson vs Johnson) and Daniel Cormier (via split decision, Cormier vs Gustafsson), but he came back to win in 2016 with Jan Blachowicz (=Gustafsson vs Blachowicz).
His opponent, the black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu Glover Teixeira, has an official record of 26-5-0 (85% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.5 in the same weight class. He also lost to Anthony Johnson (in 2016 Johnson vs Teixeira) but then he has won over Jared Cannonier (=Teixeira vs Cannonier). Glover Teixeira vs Alexander Gustafsson is the main event of UFC Fight Night 109. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 109: Gustafsson vs Teixeira
Where: Ericsson Globe, Stockholm, Sweden
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
UFC Fight Night 109 fight card (main fights):
Alexander Gustafsson vs Glover Teixeira
Misha Cirkunov vs Volkan Oezdemir
Ben Saunders vs Peter Sobotta
Omari Akhmedov vs Abdul Razak Alhassan
Pedro Munhoz vs Damian Stasiak
Gustafsson’s previous fight: Alexander Gustafsson vs Jan Blachowicz
Teixeira’s previous fight: Glover Teixeira vs Jared Cannonier
Teixeira’s next fight: Glover Teixeira vs Misha Cirkunov
Jones’ next fight: Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson 2
Gustafsson vs Teixeira Fight Video:
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