The black belt in Bjj Glover Teixeira entered this fight with a professional record of 25-5-0 (88% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.6 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones). He fought twice last year beating Rashad Evans (=Teixeira vs Evans) and losing to Anthony Johnson (=Johnson vs Teixeira).
His opponent, Jared Cannonier, has a mma record of 9-1-0 (78% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.51 in the same weight class. He suffered his only loss when he faced Shawn Jordan in 2015, after this bout he has won over Cyril Asker and Ion Cutelaba. Glover Teixeira vs Jared Cannonier is on the undercard of Holly Holm vs Germaine de Randamie – UFC 208. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC 208: Holm vs de Randamie
Where: Barclays Center, New York, United States
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
UFC 208 fight card (main fights):
Holly Holm vs Germaine de Randamie
Anderson Silva vs Derek Brunson
Ronaldo Souza vs Tim Boetsch
Glover Teixeira vs Jared Cannonier
Jim Miller vs Dustin Poirier
Wilson Reis vs Yuta Sasaki
Teixeira’s previous fight: Anthony Johnson vs Glover Teixeira
Teixeira’s next fight: Alexander Gustafsson vs Glover Teixeira
Teixeira vs Cannonier Fight Video:
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