UFC Fight Night: Smith vs Teixeira Closing Odds and Fight Results

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UFC Fight Night: Smith vs Teixeira took place Wednesday, May 13, 2020 in Jacksonville, Florida. The card was headlined by an light heavyweight bout between Anthony Smith and Glover Teixeira.

Closing odds are courtesy of two of the most popular Las Vegas based sportsbooks: SuperBookUSA and Circa Sports. Here’s a quick recap of each of those fights.

Favorites that Won

Drew Dober found a home for his left hand, hurting Alexander Hernandez repeatedly in the second round before finishing him. Dober closed -1360. Hernandez closed +140

Ray Borg held his own on the feet, but Ricky Simon landed seven takedowns and was able to take top position repeatedly on the canvas. Simon closed -165 while Borg closed +145

Sijara Eubanks was in complete control the whole way against Sarah Moras, outstriking Moras and also taking top position in ground exchanges to earn an easy decision. Eubanks closed -305 with the return on Moras +255

In a back and forth battle where both fighters had their moments, Omar Morales landed the bigger shots in the second and third rounds to take a decision against Gabriel Benitez. Morales closed -175 in the decision while Benitez closed +155

In the opening bout of the night, Chase Sherman got things off to a great start with the best performance of his career, earning an early second round TKO against Ike Villanueva. Sherman closed -200 while AVillanueva closed +175


Underdogs that Won

In the main event of the evening, Anthony Smith had a great first round, but the fight shifted in a hurry as Glover Teixeira turned back the clock to destroy Smith in the third and fourth rounds before finishing it with ground and pound in the fifth. Teixeira closed +190 while Smith closed -220

Ben Rothwell survived a late second round knockdown and a big late third round flurry from Ovince St. Preux, but won the other 14 minutes of the fight to take a split decision victory. Rothwell was +135 while St. Preux was -155

Philip Lins started strong, but Andrei Arlovski slowed the fight to his pace in the second and third rounds to take a decision victory in his 50th pro fight. Arlovski was +187 while Lins was -217

Michael Johnson obliterated Thiago Moises in the first round, but Moises changed levels, dropped for a leg lock and forced a tap early in round two to pull off a slight upset. Moises closed -105 while Johnson was -115

Brian Kelleher survived some heavy strikes from Hunter Azure and landed a ferocious left hook to set up a knockout victory in the second round. Kelleher closed +185 while Azure closed -215

Written by Brian Hemminger

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