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

2,168

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Teixeira

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
89% chance Teixeira
WILL WIN

1,801

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Glover Teixeira
Much heavier hands 9.0 vs 7.1 More than 25% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 9.5 vs 8.2 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better submission defense 9.1 vs 7.9 Around 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 8.3 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 9.2 vs 8.2 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission offense 8.0 vs 7.8 Almost the same
Advantages for Misha Cirkunov
Younger 30 years vs 38 years More than 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taller 191 cm vs 188 cm Almost the same
Teixeira on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Cirkunov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Glover
Teixeira
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Teixeira has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Teixeira has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Teixeira is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Cirkunov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Teixeira’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Misha
Cirkunov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Cirkunov is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Cirkunov is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Cirkunov is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Teixeira 9.0
fighter Cirkunov 7.1
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 Cirkunov 7.8
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 Cirkunov 8.2
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
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Teixeira
legend Cirkunov
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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