Glover
Teixeira
23-4-0( W-L-D )
Current Rank: #3 Light Heavyweight
Fight Night Bonuses: 1 Fight of the Night / 1 Knockout of the Night
1 Submission of the Night

Fight History

Skill Breakdown

Charts are compiled based on results from 12 fights.
Record: 23-4-0
Summary: Strikings, jiu jitsu

Fighter Info

From: Sobralia, Minas Gerais Brazil
Fights Out Of: Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Age: 35
Height: 6' 2" ( 187 cm )
Weight: 205 lb ( 93 kg )

Striking

Total Attempted Strikes
0
859
44% Successful
375
Types of Successful Strikes
0
375
40% Standing
49% Ground
150
40
185
Striking Defense
57
%
The percentage of total strikes avoided

Grappling

Total Takedowns
0
33
52% Successful
17
Grappling Totals by Type
 
 
Subm.
Passes
Sweeps
5
29
1
Takedown Defense
64
%
The percentage of total takedowns avoided
Result Fighters Event Str TD Sub Pass Method Replay Awards
UPCOMING
Glover Teixeira
Nov 7, 2015
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Win
Glover Teixeira
Aug 8, 2015
53
30
5
0
1
0
11
2
R3 Submission
Fight of the Night
Loss
Glover Teixeira
Oct 25, 2014
9
49
0
9
0
0
0
4
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Glover Teixeira
Apr 26, 2014
138
53
3
0
2
0
0
0
R5 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Glover Teixeira
Sep 4, 2013
14
11
1
0
0
1
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Knockout of the Night
Win
Glover Teixeira
May 25, 2013
12
8
1
0
1
0
2
0
R1 Submission
Submission of the Night
Win
Glover Teixeira
Jan 26, 2013
53
80
0
5
0
0
0
5
R3 Decision - Unanimous
Win
Glover Teixeira
Oct 13, 2012
85
10
3
0
1
0
5
0
R2 TKO - Doctor's Stoppage
Win
Glover Teixeira
May 26, 2012
5
15
0
0
0
1
0
1
R1 Submission
Win
Glover Teixeira
WEC 24: Full Force
Oct 12, 2006
11
9
0
0
0
0
0
0
R1 KO/TKO
Win
Glover Teixeira
Jack Morrison
WEC 22: The Hitmen
Jul 28, 2006
28
0
1
0
1
0
3
0
R1 Submission
Win
Glover Teixeira
May 5, 2006
15
2
1
0
0
0
2
0
R1 KO/TKO
Loss
Eric Schwartz
Glover Teixeira
WEC 3: All or Nothing
Jun 7, 2002
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R2 KO/TKO

Biography


When and why did you start training for fighting? I started in 2002, after watching a lot of fights. Watching Royce Gracie in the UFC as a kid, I knew I wanted to be a fighter.
What ranks and titles have you held? Sportfight Champion, and a lot of victories at Abu Dhabi Combat Club
Do you have any heroes? Chuck Liddell is a guy who I have looked up to for some time. I met him as a Champion already and he has taught me a lot.  I admire him as a fighter inside and outside of the cage.
What does it mean for you to fight in the UFC? It means everything to me to be in the UFC.
Did you go to college and if so what degree did you earn? None
What was your job before you started fighting? I worked in the farms in Brazil, and have also worked as a lumberjack.
Specific accomplishments in pro competition? My fight against Ricco Rodriguez was a great accomplishment for me. I had trained with Peter Aerts for the fight and said I would KO him with a head kick.  That fight meant a lot.
Ranks in any martial arts styles: Jiu-Jitsu black belt
Favorite grappling technique: Chokes
Favorite Striking technique: Left hook

•    Pro since 2002
•    11 wins by KO, five by submission
•    Started career 2-2; has won 16 in a row since
•    Has finished six fights in a row
•    Owns wins over UFC vets Ricco Rodriguez, Marvin Eastman, Antonio Mendes, Marcio Cruz, Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou, and Matt Horwich
•    Last loss was in 2005 to Ed Herman

Career

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