November 30, 2021

UFC 267: BLACHOWICZ VS. TEIXEIRA Oct. 30, 2021

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UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jan Blachowicz defends his title against divisional veteran Glover Teixeira in the main event of UFC 267.
These two fighers were scheduled to take to the ring at UFC 266. However, the bout was pushed back in late June and is expected to headline in UFC 267.

Event: UFC 267: “Blachowicz vs. Teixeira”
Date: Sat., Oct. 30, 2021
Location: Etihad Arena on “Fight Island” in Abu Dhabi

Blachowicz won the vacant light heavyweight crown in Abu Dhabi in September 2020. He scored a knockout of Dominick Reyes to capture the belt Jon Jones vacated when he pursued a move to heavyweight. Blachowicz’s first title defense came in March when he defeated middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. Blachowicz is on a five-fight winning streak.

Teixeira had a shot at UFC gold in 2014. He lost to Jones in that bout. He then went on a 5-4 run. The former title challenger turned things around in 2019 with a submission win over Karl Roberson. Teixeira is now on a five-fight winning streak. He has finishes in his two most recent outings.

Blachowicz has gone 9-1 since 2017 but he faces Teixeira who is known as a kockout artist.

UFC 267 - Jan Blachowicz vs Glover Teixeira Breakdown - YouTube

FIGHT STATS: BLACHOWICZ vs. TEIXEIRA

Jan BlachowiczCategoryGlover Teixeira
38Age41
28-8Record32-7
8Knockout Wins18
9Submission Wins9
11Decision Wins5
6’2″Height6’2″
205Weight205
78″Reach76″
OrthodoxStanceOrthodox
3.59Significant Strikes Landed Per Minute3.75
49%Striking Accuracy47%
2.79Significant Strikes Absorbed Per Minute3.84
53%Striking Defense54%
1.18Takedown Average Per 15 Minutes2.04
53%Takedown Accuracy40%
65%Takedown Defense60%
0.2Submission Average Per 15 Minutes1.0


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