Anthony Smith vs. Glover Teixeira – Fight, Stats, Highlights

Anthony Smith and Glover Teixeira faced each other in the light heavyweight bout at UFC Fight Night 171: Smith vs. Teixeira, which took place on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, inside the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, FL, USA. There were 10 fights on the card. You can view UFC Fight Night 171 results and fight bonuses. UFC Fight Night 171 card gave fight fans all they could ask for.

In the five-round main event, Glover Teixeira defeated Anthony Smith in round 5 by KO/TKO. Here is what happened in the fight —

Both fighters launched over 509 strikes combined in this fight, 436 of the strikes were significant strikes. Significant strikes refer to all strikes but don’t include small, short strikes in the clinch and on the ground. There were 5 takedown attempts between the two fighters. Let’s break down each fighter’s stats below.

Glover Teixeira full fight stats

Glover Teixeira was firing at a 68% accuracy, throwing 297 strikes and landing 202. There were 138 significant strikes, 112 of 192 landing to the head, 17 of 25 shots to the body and 9 of 9 leg kicks. Glover Teixeira went for 2 takedowns and landed 1.

Strikes Thrown
202 of 297 (68%)
Significant Strikes
138 of 226 (61%)
Head Strikes
112
Body Strikes
17
Leg Strikes
9
Takedowns
1 of 2

The current UFC record over the most significant strikes landed in a single UFC bout is 290.

Let’s take a look at how Glover Teixeira did against Anthony Smith.

Anthony Smith full fight stats

Anthony Smith landed 41% of all his strikes. There were 63 of 171 significant strikes to the head, 17 of 31 body shots, and 6 of 8 leg kicks. Anthony Smith attempted 3 takedowns and landed 1. Here are all the strikes Anthony Smith threw and landed against Glover Teixeira.

Strikes Thrown
87 of 212 (41%)
Significant Strikes
86 of 210 (41%)
Head Strikes
63
Body Strikes
17
Leg Strikes
6
Takedowns
1 of 3

Glover Teixeira won by KO/TKO. The fight ended in round 5 at 1:04.

Results & Fight Totals

Event
UFC Fight Night 171
Date
May 13, 2020
Fight
Anthony Smith vs. Glover Teixeira
Winner
Glover Teixeira
Method
KO/TKO
Fight End
Round 5 at 1:04
Total Strikes Thrown
509
Significant Strikes Thrown
436
Total Takedowns Attempted
5

Did you know: Max Holloway holds a UFC record over the most significant strikes landed in a single UFC match at 290. He also holds a UFC record for the most significant strikes landed in one round at 134. He achieved both records against Brian Ortega during his successful featherweight title defense on December 8, 2018, at UFC 231 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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