UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Gustafsson vs Teixeira

2,153

CageRank

WINNER
Teixeira

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
52% chance Teixeira
WILL WIN

2,168

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Glover Teixeira
Much stronger takedown offense 9.3 vs 8.4 More than 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Significantly better submission offense 8.0 vs 7.3 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly better striker 9.4 vs 9.0 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Fast finishes 9.5 vs 8.9 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 9.1 vs 8.5 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better takedown defense 9.3 vs 9.0 Around 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Advantages for Alexander Gustafsson
Significantly longer reach 201 cm vs 192 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Younger 30 years vs 37 years Around 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taller 193 cm vs 188 cm Around 5% taller
Stronger jaw 9.7 vs 9.2 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Slightly harder to hit 8.9 vs 8.8 Almost the same
Teixeira on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Gustafsson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Glover
Teixeira
In 10:15, how much damage will he do? Teixeira Gustafsson
Significant Strikes62
Teixeira's excellent striking offense will dominate Gustafsson's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 92 Significant Strikes in 10:15
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Teixeira's excellent takedown offense will dominate Gustafsson's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:15
Excellent
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Teixeira has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Teixeira has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Teixeira is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Gustafsson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Teixeira’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Alexander
Gustafsson
In 10:15, how much damage will he do? Gustafsson Teixeira
Significant Strikes55
Gustafsson's excellent striking offense will dominate Teixeira's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 92 Significant Strikes in 10:15
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Gustafsson's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Teixeira's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:15
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Gustafsson has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Gustafsson is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Gustafsson is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Teixeira 9.4
fighter Gustafsson 9.0
Great striking by Teixeira
14 strikes Sep 04, 2013 vs Bader
12 strikes May 25, 2013 vs Te-Huna
80 strikes Jan 26, 2013 vs Jackson

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Teixeira 9.3
fighter Gustafsson 8.4
Great takedowns by Teixeira
1 takedown Sep 04, 2013 vs Bader
1 takedown May 25, 2013 vs Te-Huna
5 takedowns Jan 26, 2013 vs Jackson

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Teixeira 9.0
fighter Gustafsson 9.0
Great knockouts by Teixeira
Round 1 Sep 04, 2013 vs Bader
Round 2 Oct 13, 2012 vs Maldonado
Round 2 Jul 20, 2011 vs Cruz

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Teixeira 8.0
fighter Gustafsson 7.3
Great submissions by Teixeira
Round 1 May 25, 2013 vs Te-Huna
Round 1 May 26, 2012 vs Kingsbury
Round 1 Nov 27, 2011 vs Rodriguez

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Teixeira 9.5
fighter Gustafsson 8.9
Fast finishes by Teixeira
175 seconds Sep 04, 2013 vs Bader
158 seconds May 25, 2013 vs Te-Huna
118 seconds Nov 27, 2011 vs Rodriguez
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
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