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UFC Fight Night Preview: Glover Teixeira vs. Corey Anderson

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Glover Teixeira will face Corey Anderson in the light heavyweight co-main event at UFC Fight Night 134 at Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, Germany. The main card is currently on Fox Sports 1.

The 38-year-old Brazilian is 27-6 in his MMA career. Of those 27 wins, he has 17 wins by knockout and six more wins by submission. He also has four wins by decision.

Glover Teixeira throwing a punch against Jared Cannonier in February 2017 (Getty Images)

Glover Teixeira throwing a punch against Jared Cannonier in February 2017 (Getty Images)

The six losses have come by knockout and decision. Three of his losses were by knockout, while his other three losses were by decision.

Teixeira is looking to pick up his second straight win. He defeated Misha Cirkunov at UFC on Fox 26 on December 16th, 2017 in the first round knockout.

In the fight with Alexander Gustafsson on May 26th, 2017, he was defeated by a knockout (punches) in the fifth-round on UFC Fight Night 109.

If you look at his past five fights, he has a won-loss, won-loss, won record. If the pattern continues, one might suggest that there might be a loss here, but you never know in these bouts.

He defeated Rashad Evans on UFC on Fox 19 on April 16th, 2016, then was defeated by Anthony Johnson at UFC 202 on August 20th, 2016. He won a unanimous decision over Jared Cannonier at UFC 208, before losing to Gustafsson.

The 28-year-old Illinois native is 10-4 in his MMA career. He has won six fights by decision and another four more by knockout.

He has suffered three losses by knockout. His other loss came via a decision.

Anderson defeated Patrick Cummins at UFC Fight Night 128 by unanimous decision on April 21st, 2018.

Before defeating Cummins, Anderson was on a two-fight skid, both by knockout. He was knocked out by Ovince St. Preaux at UFC 217 on November 4th, 2017.

Then, he was knocked out by Jimi Manuwa at UFC Fight Night 107 on March 18th, 2017.


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