UFC Fight Night 158 Results: Glover Teixeira Defeats Nikita Krylov In A Close Fight! (Highlights)

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Glover Teixeira Split Decisions Nikita Krylov, Good All-Around War!

UFC Fight Night 158 is happening live now (Saturday, September 14, 2019) from inside Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Canada.

The co-main event of the evening brings the 205-pound match between Kajukenbo/BJJ black belt Glover Teixeira and the former FNG Light Heavyweight winner Nikita “The Miner” Krylov. The third man inside the Octagon is Yves Lavigne. It kicks off!

Round 1

Body kick Nikita Krylov to open up the bout. Teixeira caught a kick and dragged his foe down to the mat. Right-hands Teixeira, he’s keeping his opponent down. Hard punches, Krylov tries to escape and lands directly into mount, big elbow.

Teixeira rolls and stands, but Nikita is on his back, he’s looking for a rear-naked choke. Teixeira ends up on the top, but Krylov stands up and punishes his rival. Teixeira goes for a single-leg, it was stuffed, but he wobbled Krylov with a combo. Big overhand right. 10-9 Glover.

Round 2

Kicks Krylov, Teixeira counters. Single-leg Glover, stuffed, low kick and right cross Krylov. Krylov attacks the leading leg, but Glover defends well.

Teixeira shoots in, he ate a knee!!! But he continues! Combo on the fence Krylov, Teixeira cannot complete the takedown. Leg kick and strong weaving overhand right. Teixeira caught a kick but let the leg go.

Krylov ate a body kick but punished his rival with three strong strikes. Takedown attempt Glover but it is stuffed. Krylov is on the fence, but he reverses Glover, takes him down, and lands an elbow. I’d say Krylov 10-9.

Round 3

Teixeira landed three strong strikes, stopped the takedown attempt. Krylov shoots in, Glover goes for a guillotine choke. Krylov passes to half-guard but Nikita defends well.

Teixeira remains in the half-guard, but he loses it, now Krylov attacks with a single-leg takedown, but Teixeira is still on the fence, another guillotine attempt by Glover, but Krylov slips out of it.

Teixeira is down, and now Krylov punishes him with an elbow. Wow, superb sweep by Glover, he ends the round in the dominant position. I really don’t know, close round.


Final Result: Glover Teixeira defeats Nikita Krylov via Split Decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)

Check the highlights:

Nikita Krylov drops to 25-7 MMA, 8-4 UFC, Glover Teixeira improves the score to 30-7 MMA, 13-5 UFC.

Published on September 14, 2019 at 7:31 pm
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