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

2,168

CageRank

WINNER
Evans

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
58% chance Evans
WILL WIN

2,222

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rashad Evans
Significantly harder to hit 9.5 vs 8.8 Around 10% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Better takedown defense 9.6 vs 9.3 Around 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Puts up a fight 9.7 vs 9.4 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Slightly better submission defense 9.3 vs 9.1 Almost the same
Advantages for Glover Teixeira
Fast finishes 9.5 vs 8.2 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission offense 8.0 vs 6.8 Around 20% 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
A lot taller 188 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier hands 9.0 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Stronger takedown offense 9.3 vs 9.1 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Evans on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Teixeira’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rashad
Evans
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Evans Teixeira
Significant Strikes75
Evans's good striking offense may be a factor against Teixeira's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Evans's good takedown offense won't be a factor against Teixeira's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Evans has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Evans is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Evans has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Teixeira on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Evans’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Glover
Teixeira
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Teixeira Evans
Significant Strikes72
Teixeira's excellent striking offense is matched by Evans's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Teixeira's excellent takedown offense is matched by Evans's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
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 Evans 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 Evans 9.1
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 Evans 8.6
fighter Teixeira 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 Evans 6.8
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 Evans 8.2
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
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CageRank Before
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April 16, 2016UFC on Fox 19
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Evans
legend Teixeira
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