UFC Fight Night: Smith vs. Teixeira Results: Glover Teixeira vs. Anthony Smith Headlines

Ben Rothwell vs. Ovince St. Preux

Round One: The round begins with St. Preux throwing a few kicks against Rothwell, Rothwell backs up St. Preux while taking some swings at him. St. Preux starts attacking Rothwell with some leg kicks, Rothwell cracks St. Preux with a few rights to the chin. Rothwell keeps St. Preux near the cage wall before eating an overhand left, St. Preux goes for a head kick and Rothwell gets him to the ground. Rothwell looks for a ten finger front choke and he lands some strikes while doing so, St. Preux scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rothwell

Round Two: The round begins with St. Preux attacking Rothwell with a high kick, Rothwell attacks a swinging St. Preux with a counter left. St. Preux responds by nailing Rothwell with a left followed by a kick to the midsection, Rothwell charges at St. Preux while landing a combination. Rothwell gets St. Preux against the cage wall while landing an uppercut, the fighters separate and Rothwell swings away at St. Preux. Rothwell then nails St. Preux with a kick to the midsection, St. Preux stays at a distance while hitting Rothwell with jabs. Rothwell grabs St. Preux and he attacks him with multiple knee strikes, the fighters separate and St. Preux pops Rothwell with a left. Rothwell gets St. Preux back against the cage wall while swinging away at him, St. Preux escapes after Rothwell lands more strikes. St. Preux rocks a swing Rothwell with a counter left hook, Rothwell gets up and he swings at St. Preux as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rothwell (Overall Score: 20-18 for Rothwell)

Round Three: The round begins with St. Preux attacking Rothwell with a few lefts, Rothwell throws a few rights at a running St. Preux. Rothwell gets St. Preux against the cage wall while attacking him with knee strikes, St. Preux gets free and he takes some swings at Rothwell. Rothwell backs St. Preux up while swinging away at him, Rothwell rocks St. Preux with a body strike and he pounces on him with knee strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and St. Preux stuns Rothwell with a few lefts, St. Preux then pops Rothwell with a left uppercut. St. Preux also pops a kicking Rothwell with a two punch combination, Rothwell recovers and he nails St. Preux with a knee strike. Rothwell grabs St. Preux and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and St. Preux cracks Rothwell with a right. Rothwell responds with a right of his own, St. Preux and Rothwell have a striking exchange as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rothwell (Final Score: 30-27 for Rothwell)

Official Result: Ben Rothwell def. Ovince St. Preux by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

#4 Anthony Smith vs. #8 Glover Teixeira

Round One: The round begins with Smith attacking Teixeira with a right, Smith also starts landing leg kicks against Teixeira. Smith lands a few jabs before nailing Teixeira with a right hook, Smith then cracks Teixeira with another right. Teixeira backs Smith into the cage wall before they exchange combinations, Teixeira backs up Smith while landing a multiple punch combination. Teixeira accidentally nails Smith low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Smith cracking Teixeira with jabs and a right. Teixeira starts attacking Smith with some leg kicks of his own, Smith comes forward and he goes after Teixeira with a multiple strike combination. Teixeira then lands a right to the midsection of Smith, Smith goes for a head kick and Teixeira blocks it before moving forward. Teixeira backs up Smith after landing a pair of left hooks, Teixeira throws a spin kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Smith

Round Two: The round begins with Smith attacking Teixeira with some combinations, Smith uses the jab to keep Teixeira at bay. Teixeira then lands some body shots to the midsection of Smith, Teixeira also lands some leg kicks against Smith. Smith backs Teixeira up while swinging away at him, Smith throws a bunch of kicks to keep Teixeira at bay. Smith comes forward and he barely lands an elbow strike to the head of Teixeira, Smith keeps pegging Teixeira with rights. Smith rocks Teixeira by landing an overhand right to the head, Teixeira backs Smith into the cage wall while attacking him with a massive combination. Smith fires back and he lands a few strikes against Teixeira, Teixeira stuns a swinging Smith with a counter left hook. Teixeira then nails Smith with a kick to the midsection, Teixeira attacks Smith with a combination after eating an elbow strike. Teixeira throws a spinning back kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Teixeira (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Smith going back to jabbing away at Teixeira, Smith scores a takedown on a kicking Teixeira and Teixeira gets back up. Teixeira then rocks Smith with a five punch combination, Teixeira drops Smith with a combination before getting back control while landing strikes. Teixeira attacks Smith with ground and pound, Teixeira gains the full mount while nailing Smith with more strikes. Smith scrambles and Teixeira regains back control on him while landing more strikes, Teixeira also starts attacking Smith with knee strikes. Teixeira lands a bunch of unanswered strikes on Smith before gaining the half guard, Teixeira lands more strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Teixeira (Overall Score: 29-27 for Teixeira)

Round Four: The round begins with Teixeira rocking Smith with a right uppercut, Smith starts swinging back against Teixeira. Teixeira then nails Smith with a knee strike to the face, Smith backs up Teixeira and Teixeira levels him with multiple uppercuts. Smith goes for a takedown and Teixeira winds up getting back control, Teixeira attacks Smith with some ground and pound. Teixeira postures up and he allows Smith to get back up, Smith eats a few jabs before swinging back at Teixeira. Teixeira backs up a kicking Smith while landing another combination, Teixeira scores a takedown on Smith and he gets the half guard. Teixeira attacks Smith with ground and pound until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Teixeira (Overall Score: 39-35 for Teixeira)

Round Five: The round begins with Teixeira immediately peppering Smith with jabs, Smith looks for a takedown and Teixeira gets top control. Teixeira attacks Smith with ground and pound before gaining the full mount, Teixeira attacks Smith with ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: #8 Glover Teixeira def. #4 Anthony Smith by TKO via strikes (1:04, R5)

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