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

2,249

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Johnson

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
61% chance Johnson
WILL WIN

2,168

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Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Anthony Johnson
Heavier hands 9.7 vs 9.0 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Harder to hit 9.1 vs 8.8 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Longer reach 198 cm vs 192 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Younger 33 years vs 37 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Stronger jaw 9.5 vs 9.2 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Glover Teixeira
Much better submission offense 8.0 vs 6.5 Around 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly better striker 9.4 vs 8.9 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly stronger takedown offense 9.3 vs 8.7 Around 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Better submission defense 9.1 vs 8.4 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Fast finishes 9.5 vs 9.1 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Johnson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Teixeira’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anthony
Johnson
In 11:04, how much damage will he do? Johnson Teixeira
Significant Strikes56
Johnson's good striking offense may be a factor against Teixeira's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 100 Significant Strikes in 11:04
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Johnson's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Teixeira's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 11:04
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Johnson has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Johnson is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Johnson is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Teixeira on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Johnson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Glover
Teixeira
In 11:04, how much damage will he do? Teixeira Johnson
Significant Strikes60
Teixeira's excellent striking offense will dominate Johnson's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 100 Significant Strikes in 11:04
Excellent
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Teixeira's excellent takedown offense is matched by Johnson's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 11:04
Excellent
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
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
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Johnson 8.9
fighter Teixeira 9.4
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 Johnson 8.7
fighter Teixeira 9.3
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 Johnson 9.7
fighter Teixeira 9.0
Great knockouts by Johnson
Round 1 Jan 18, 2014 vs Kyle
Round 1 Nov 03, 2012 vs Linderman
Round 1 Oct 01, 2011 vs Brenneman

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Johnson 6.5
fighter Teixeira 8.0
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 Johnson 9.1
fighter Teixeira 9.5
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
August 20, 2016UFC 202
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Johnson
legend Teixeira
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