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UFC 275 post-event facts: Glover Teixeira taps for first time in 20-year career

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UFC 275 went down Saturday in Singapore and the 11-fight card will go in the books as one of the best events of the year.

The headlining act produced a historic result. Jiri Prochazka (29-3-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) came out on the winning end of a brutal battle with Glover Teixeira (33-8 MMA, 16-6 UFC) to claim the light heavyweight title with a fifth-round submission.

In the co-main event, Valentina Shevchenko (23-3 MMA, 12-2 UFC) faced the toughest test of her women’s flyweight title reign. Brazilian challenger Taila Santos (19-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) pushed the champion to a split decision\, but ultimately couldn’t claim the strap.

For more on the numbers behind the event, check below for MMA Junkie’s post-event facts to come out of UFC 275.

Event stats

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The UFC Promotional Guidelines Compliance payout for the event totaled $258,000.

Prochazka, Teixeira, [autotag]Zhang Weili[/autotag], [autotag]Jake Matthews[/autotag], [autotag]Jack Della Maddalena[/autotag], [autotag]Hayisaer Maheshate[/autotag] and [autotag]Silvana Gomez Juarez[/autotag] earned $50,000 UFC 275 fight-night bonuses.

Debuting fighters went 1-0 on the card.

UFC 275 drew an announced attendance of 10,787 for a live gate of $1,546,732.

Betting favorites went 8-3 on the card.

Betting favorites improved to 13-6 in UFC headliners this year.

Total fight time for the 11-bout card was 2:09:32.

Jiri Prochazka def. Glover Teixeira

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Prochazka improved to 22-1-1 in his past 24 fights dating back to June 2013.

Prochazka earned his first submission victory since Mar. 21, 2014 – a span of 3,005 days and 22 fights.

Prochazka has earned 28 of his 29 career victories by stoppage.

Prochazka’s victory at the 4:32 mark of Round 5 marked the second-latest finish in UFC championship fight behind Demetrious Johnson’s win over Kyoji Horiguchi at 4:59 of Round 5 at UFC 186.

Teixeira suffered the first submission loss of his career.

Valentina Shevchenko def. Taila Santos

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Shevchenko’s nine-fight UFC winning streak is _ longest among active fighters in the company behind _.

Shevchenko improved to 9-0 since she dropped to the UFC flyweight division in February 2018.

Santos has suffered both of her career losses by split decision.

Zhang Weili def. Joanna Jedrzejczyk

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[autotag]Zhang Weili[/autotag] (22-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC) has earned 18 of her 22 career victories by stoppage.

Zhang earned the 10th knockout in UFC history stemming from a spinning backfist. She was the first female to accomplish the feat.

[autotag]Joanna Jedrzejczyk[/autotag] (16-5 MMA, 10-5 UFC) retired from MMA competition following her loss.

Jedrzejczyk fell to 2-5 in her past seven fights dating back to when she lost the UFC strawweight title in November 2017.

Jedrzejczyk has suffered both of her career stoppage losses by knockout.

Jake Matthews def. Andre Fialho

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[autotag]Jake Matthews[/autotag] (17-5 MMA, 11-5 UFC) improved to 7-2 since he moved up to the UFC welterweight division in November 2017.

Matthews has earned 11 of his 17 career victories by stoppage. That includes six of his 11 UFC wins.

[autotag]Andre Fialho[/autotag] (16-5 MMA, 2-2 UFC) has suffered all three of his career stoppage losses by knockout.

Jack Della Maddalena def. Ramazan Emeev

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[autotag]Jack Della Maddalena[/autotag] (12-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) extended his winning streak to 12 fights after starting his career 0-2.

Della Maddalena has earned 11 of his 12 career victories by stoppage.

[autotag]Ramazan Emeev[/autotag] (20-6 MMA, 5-3 UFC) fell to 4-3 since he dropped to the UFC welterweight division in May 2018.

Emeev has suffered three of his six career losses by stoppage.

Josh Culibao def. Seungwoo Choi

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[autotag]Josh Culibao[/autotag] (10-1-1 MMA, 2-1-1 UFC) has earned both of his UFC victories by decision.

[autotag]Seungwoo Choi[/autotag] (10-5 MMA, 3-4 UFC) has suffered two of his four UFC losses by decision.

Hayisaer Maheshate def. Steve Garcia

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[autotag]Hayisaer Maheshate[/autotag] (7-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) extended his winning streak to seven fights after losing his MMA debut in August 2019.

Maheshate has earned all four of his career stoppage victories by knockout.

[autotag]Steve Garcia[/autotag] (12-5 MMA, 1-2 UFC) suffered the first knockout loss of his career.

Brendan Allen def. Jacob Malkoun

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[autotag]Jacob Malkoun[/autotag] (6-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) suffered the first decision loss of his career.

Malkoun became the first middleweight in UFC history to land at least six takedowns in his first three octagon appearances.

Kyung Ho Kang def. Danaa Batgerel

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[autotag]Kyung Ho Kang[/autotag] (18-9 MMA, 7-3 UFC) improved to 5-2 since he returned to competition from a nearly 3.5-year layoff in January 2018.

[autotag]Danaa Batgerel[/autotag] (9-4 MMA, 3-3 UFC) has suffered three of his four career losses by decision.

Silvana Gomez Juarez def. Na Liang

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[autotag]Silvana Gomez Juarez[/autotag] (11-4 MMA, 1-2 UFC) became the first Argentinian female to win in the UFC.

[autotag]Na Liang[/autotag] (19-6 MMA, 0-2 UFC) has suffered five of her six career losses by stoppage.

Joselyne Edwards def. Ramona Pascual

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[autotag]Joselyne Edwards[/autotag] (11-4 MMA, 2-2 UFC) has earned both of her UFC victories by decision.

[autotag]Ramona Pascual[/autotag] (6-4 MMA, 0-2 UFC) has suffered both of her UFC losses by decision.

UFC research analyst and live statistics producer Michael Carroll contributed to this story. Follow him on Twitter @MJCflipdascript.

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