The black belt in Kajukenbo and Brazilian jiu-jitsu Glover Teixeira entered this fight with a record of 27-7-0 (85% finishing rate) and he is ranked as the No.8 light heavyweight in the world (currently the #1 in this division is Jon Jones) but he lost two out of his last three fights, against Alexander Gustafsson in 2017 (Gustafsson vs Teixeira) and Corey Anderson in 2018 (Glover Teixeira vs Corey Anderson); between these two bouts he beat Misha Cirkunov (Glover Teixeira vs Misha Cirkunov).
His opponent, Karl Roberson, has a mma record of 7-1-0 (71% finishing rate) and he entered as the No.58 in the same weight class. He fought twice last year losing to Cezar Ferreira and defeating Jack Marshman (Jack Marshman vs Karl Roberson). Teixeira vs Roberson is on the undercard of Henry Cejudo vs TJ Dillashaw – UFC Fight Night 143 (also known as UFC on ESPN+ 1). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Event: UFC Fight Night 143: Cejudo vs. Dillashaw
Where: Barclays Center, New York, USA
Division: light heavyweight (205 lbs, 93 kg)
UFC Fight Night 143 fight card (main fights):
Henry Cejudo vs TJ Dillashaw
Greg Hardy vs Allen Crowder
Yancy Medeiros vs Gregor Gillespie
Joseph Benavidez vs Dustin Ortiz 2
Paige VanZant vs Rachael Ostovich
Glover Teixeira vs Karl Roberson
Donald Cerrone vs Alexander Hernandez
Teixeira’s previous fight: Glover Teixeira vs Corey Anderson
Roberson’s previous fight: Jack Marshman vs Karl Roberson
Teixeira vs Roberson Fight Video:
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