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

2,168

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Teixeira

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 1

prediction
82% chance Teixeira
WILL WIN

1,903

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Glover Teixeira
Much better submission offense 8.0 vs 6.3 More than 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 9.5 vs 8.1 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission defense 9.1 vs 7.5 More than 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
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
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 8.2 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better takedown defense 9.3 vs 8.5 Around 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly heavier hands 9.0 vs 8.4 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Heavier 205 lbs vs 184 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Stronger jaw 9.2 vs 9.0 Almost the same
Slightly taller 188 cm vs 185 cm Almost the same
Advantages for James Te-Huna
Slightly younger 35 years vs 37 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Teixeira on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Te-Huna’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Glover
Teixeira
In 4:27, how much damage will he do? Teixeira Te-Huna
Significant Strikes27
Teixeira's excellent striking offense will dominate Te-Huna's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 40 Significant Strikes in 4:27
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Teixeira's excellent takedown offense will dominate Te-Huna's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 2 Takedowns in 4:27
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 very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Teixeira is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Te-Huna on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Teixeira’s defensive skills
Predictions For
James
Te-Huna
In 4:27, how much damage will he do? Te-Huna Teixeira
Significant Strikes20
Te-Huna's good striking offense may be a factor against Teixeira's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 40 Significant Strikes in 4:27
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns0
Te-Huna's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Teixeira's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 2 Takedowns in 4:27
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Te-Huna has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Te-Huna is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Te-Huna 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 Te-Huna 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 Te-Huna 8.2
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 Te-Huna 8.4
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 Te-Huna 6.3
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 Te-Huna 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
May 25, 2013UFC 160
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
R2 SUBX
2,1312,027
2,1661,992
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Teixeira
legend Te-Huna
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