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

2,168

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Teixeira

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
60% chance Teixeira
WILL WIN

2,095

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Glover Teixeira
Much stronger takedown offense 9.3 vs 8.1 Around 15% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Better striker 9.4 vs 8.6 Around 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Much better submission offense 8.0 vs 6.6 More than 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 9.5 vs 8.3 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better takedown defense 9.3 vs 8.6 Around 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Longer reach 192 cm vs 185 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Heavier hands 9.0 vs 8.6 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 188 cm vs 185 cm Almost the same
Slightly younger 37 years vs 39 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Quinton Jackson
Stronger jaw 9.8 vs 9.2 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Harder to hit 9.0 vs 8.8 Almost the same
Puts up a fight 9.7 vs 9.4 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Teixeira on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Jackson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Glover
Teixeira
In 11:03, how much damage will he do? Teixeira Jackson
Significant Strikes65
Teixeira's excellent striking offense will dominate Jackson's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 99 Significant Strikes in 11:03
Excellent
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Teixeira's excellent takedown offense will dominate Jackson's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 11:03
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
Jackson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Teixeira’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Quinton
Jackson
In 11:03, how much damage will he do? Jackson Teixeira
Significant Strikes49
Jackson's average striking offense is matched by Teixeira's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 99 Significant Strikes in 11:03
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Jackson's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Teixeira's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 11:03
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Jackson has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Jackson is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Jackson is unlikely to win by decision
Good
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 Jackson 8.6
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 Jackson 8.1
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 Jackson 8.6
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 Jackson 6.6
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 Jackson 8.3
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
January 26, 2013UFC on Fox 6
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
R2 KOX
2,0862,050
2,1312,005
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