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

1,990

CageRank

WINNER
Teixeira

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
74% chance Teixeira
WILL WIN

2,168

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Glover Teixeira
Better striker 9.4 vs 8.5 More than 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Fast finishes 9.5 vs 8.1 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 9.0 vs 7.3 Around 25% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly stronger takedown offense 9.3 vs 8.5 Around 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Significantly better takedown defense 9.3 vs 8.4 More than 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Harder to hit 8.8 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 9.0 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 9.1 vs 8.8 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Slightly stronger jaw 9.2 vs 9.0 Almost the same
Advantages for Ed Herman
From what we can tell, Glover Teixeira dominates Ed Herman in every way.
Teixeira on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Herman’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Glover
Teixeira
In 8:17, how much damage will he do? Teixeira Herman
Significant Strikes56
Teixeira's excellent striking offense will dominate Herman's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 75 Significant Strikes in 8:17
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Teixeira's excellent takedown offense will dominate Herman's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 8:17
Excellent
Takedown ability
vs
Average
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
Herman on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Teixeira’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ed
Herman
In 8:17, how much damage will he do? Herman Teixeira
Significant Strikes34
Herman's average striking offense is matched by Teixeira's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 75 Significant Strikes in 8:17
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Herman's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Teixeira's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 8:17
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Herman is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Herman has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Herman 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 Herman 8.5
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 Herman 8.5
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 Herman 7.3
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 Herman 8.1
Great submissions by Herman
Round 2 Feb 04, 2012 vs Starks
Round 1 Aug 14, 2011 vs Noke
Round 2 Aug 28, 2004 vs Ebersole

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Teixeira 9.5
fighter Herman 8.1
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?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 26, 2005SF 9 - Respect
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
R2 SUBX
1,8341,597
1,8541,577
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Teixeira
legend Herman
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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