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UFC Fight Night 109 live blog: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Glover Teixeira

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This is the UFC Fight Night 109 live blog for Alexander Gustafsson vs. Glover Teixeira, a light heavyweight bout at Sunday's UFC event at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden.

Gustafsson, who has two of his past five fights, will square off against Teixeira, who has won four of his past five fights, in the main event.

Check out the UFC Fight Night 109 live blog below.

Round 1: Alright, people. Here we go with the light heavyweight main event between Alexander Gustafsson and Glover Teixeira. They touch gloves. Gustafsson takes the outside of the cage, lands a leg kick. They clinch Teixeira goes for a high-crotch and takes down Gustafsson. The Swede gets back up immediately, and takes the outside of the cage. Nice uppercut by Gustafsson followed by a straight right. Three minutes left. Big miss by Teixeira. Gustafsson moving a lot, staying on the outside, lading the better shots. Teixeira gets eye poked, the bout comes to a stop. The Brazilian says he’s fine and the fight continues. Two minutes left. Another hard uppercut by Gustafsson. Right hand lands for Gustafsson. Teixeira chasing down Gustafsson but unable to land. Takedown attempt falls shot from Teixeira. Thirty seconds left. Gustafsson remains on the outside. The bell rings, signaling the end of the first round.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Gustafsson.

Round 2: They touch gloves, again. Teixeira immediately starts chasing down Gustafsson. Gustafsson misses with an upper cut, starts bleeding from his left eyebrow. Teixeira chases Gustaffson and connects a left hook. Boom, Gustafsson clips Teixeira, and drops him for a split second. Teixeira is back on his feet, but pressed up against the cage by Gustafsson. They break off. Two minutes left. Teixeira getting battered here by Gustafsson. Another left hook lands by Teixeira. Teixeira lands a two nice jabs, seems to be finding his range a bit. Hard straight right by Gustafsson. The bell rings.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Gustafsson. Overall, 20-18 Gustafsson.

Round 3: Let’s see how Teixeira looks in the third, took some heavy hits in the second. Nice uppercut by Teixeira. BOOM! Gustafsson connects with a quick combination and drops the Brazilian. Gustafsson rushes in and jumps in Teixeira’s guard, landing ground and pound. They scramble and Gustafsson almost takes Teixeira’s back, but Teixeira reverses the position and they’re now up and against the cage. Gustafsson takes down Teixeira with a trip from the clinch, but Teixeira gets back up immediately. The striking battle resumes. Two minutes left. Teixeira pushes forward, incredibly tough. Gustafsson lands a nice jab. Another uppercut lands for Gustafsson and Teixeira welcomes it, waving his hands at Gustafsson. Nice jab by Teixeira. The round comes to an end.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-8, Gustafsson. Overall, 30-26, Gustafsson.

Round 4: Gustafsson kicks off the fourth round with a leg kick. Again, Teixeira pushes the pace, while Gustafsson looks to stay on the outside and land straight punches. They clinch against the cage, Gustafsson pushes the action here. Gustafsson lands some knees from the clinch to both the body and legs. They break off, but Gustafsson connects a few punches during the separation. Both fighters have slowed down significantly, and their striking output has dropped. Gustafsson fakes the jab to the body and comes upstairs with a nice straight right. Nice body kick by Gustafsson. Teixeira is still pressuring forward. An uppercut lands for Gustafsson. The round ends and Teixeira returns to his corner bloodied up.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Gustafsson. Overall, 40-35 Gustafsson.

Round 5: There seems to be a sense of urgency coming from Teixeira. The Brazilian is pressuring forward, looking to land a big shot. Two beautiful uppercuts wobble Teixeira, Gustafsson then follows by a clean straight right that drops the Brazilian to the canvas, closing the show. Great showing by Gustafsson, stopoing the vet early in the fifth round.

Alexander Gustafsson def. Glover Teixeira via knockout (Round 5, 1:07)