The black belt in Kajukenbo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu Glover Teixeira entered this fight with a professional record of 28-7-0 (86% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.8 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones). He lost to Corey Anderson in 2018 (Glover Teixeira vs Corey Anderson) but he came back to win in 2019 against Karl Roberson (Glover Teixeira vs Karl Roberson).
His opponent, Ion Cutelaba, has a mma record of 14-3-0 (93% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.35 in the same weight class. He was defeated by Jared Cannonier in 2016 but then he has won over Henrique da Silva and Gadzhimurad Antigulov. Teixeira vs Cutelaba is on the undercard of Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Jack Hermansson – UFC Fight Night 150 (UFC on ESPN+ 8). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 150: Jacare vs. Hermansson
Where: BB&T Center, Sunrise, Florida, USA
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
UFC Fight Night 150 fight card (main fights):
Ronaldo Jacare Souza vs Jack Hermansson
Greg Hardy vs Dmitry Smoliakov
Alex Oliveira vs Mike Perry >
Glover Teixeira vs Ion Cutelaba
John Lineker vs Cory Sandhagen
Andrei Arlovski vs Augusto Sakai
Teixeira’s previous fight: Glover Teixeira vs Karl Roberson
Teixeira’s next fight: Glover Teixeira vs Nikita Krylov
Cutelaba’s next fight: Khalil Rountree vs Ion Cutelaba
Teixeira vs Cutelaba Fight Video:
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