Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira – Preview & Matchup Analysis

Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira – Preview & Matchup Analysis

UFC 266: Blachowicz vs. Teixeira is scheduled to take place on Saturday, September 4, 2021, in TBA location. In one of the matchups on the fight card, Jan Blachowicz will take on Glover Teixeira in the UFC Light Heavyweight Title Bout. You can view the full UFC 266 card.

In this post, we will break down Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira matchup. Let’s take look at the fighter’s ages, their height, records, reach, fight stats and more below ⤵

The 38-year-old, Jan Blachowicz is coming in with a 28-8-0 record. Blachowicz will be fighting for the first time since a win via unanimous decision against Israel Adesanya at UFC 259: Blachowicz vs. Adesanya in March.

Teixeira, meanwhile, is coming off a submission win against Thiago Santos on March 6, 2021 at UFC Fight Night: Santos vs. Teixeira and holds a 32-7-0 record.

Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira
6′ 2″
6′ 2″
205 lbs.
205 lbs.

Jan Blachowicz has an orthodox fighting stance with a 78″ reach. The 41-year-old, Glover Teixeira is an orthodox fighter with a 76″ reach. An orthodox fighter stands with their left side forward and jabs with their left hand, the southpaw fighter is the opposite, southpaw stands with their right side forward and jabs with their right hand. In most cases, orthodox fighters are right-handed, if you are left-handed, then you fight southpaw.

Jan Blachowicz:
→ Blachowicz’s striking accuracy is 49%.
→ Blachowicz lands 3.59 significant strikes per minute.
→ Blachowicz’s takedown accuracy is 53%.
→ Blachowicz’s takedown average is 1.18 per 15 minutes.
→ Blachowicz’s takedown defense is 65%.

Blachowicz comes in with 49% striking accuracy, typically landing about 3.59 significant strikes every minute. On the other side, Teixeira fires at 47% accuracy, landing about 3.75 significant strikes per minute. Jan Blachowicz also has a 53% takedown accuracy and on average gets around 1.18 takedowns every 15 minutes, compared to Teixeira’s 2.04 takedowns and 60% takedown accuracy.

Glover Teixeira:
→ Teixeira’s striking accuracy is 47%.
→ Teixeira lands 3.75 significant strikes per minute.
→ Teixeira’s takedown accuracy is 40%.
→ Teixeira’s takedown average is 2.04 per 15 minutes.
→ Teixeira’s takedown defense is 60%.

Glover spent on average 9:13 minutes in the Octagon and Jan has an average fight time of 12:40 minutes.

This looks like an entertaining matchup, at least on paper. UFC 266 is live in , who do you think will win, Jan or Glover? Sound off in the comments.

Event Name
UFC 266: Blachowicz vs. Teixeira
September 4, 2021
TBA location
Jan Blachowicz vs. Glover Teixeira

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