UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Ward vs Phillips

1,554

CageRank

WINNER
Phillips

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
83% chance Phillips
WILL WIN

1,829

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for John Phillips
Fast finishes 8.6 vs 7.4 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 8.3 vs 7.3 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Much stronger jaw 8.5 vs 7.3 More than 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.1 vs 7.3 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better submission defense 8.0 vs 7.2 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Charlie Ward
Better submission offense 7.3 vs 7.0 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Phillips on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ward’s defensive skills
Predictions For
John
Phillips
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Phillips has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Phillips has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Phillips is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Ward on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Phillips’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Charlie
Ward
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ward is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Ward is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Ward is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Phillips 8.4
fighter Ward 7.3
Great knockouts by Phillips
Round 1 Oct 29, 2011 vs Ewin
Round 1 Sep 25, 2010 vs Zikic
Round 1 Nov 26, 2006 vs Savage

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Phillips 8.6
fighter Ward 7.4
Fast finishes by Phillips
424 seconds Jul 21, 2012 vs Fields
56 seconds Oct 29, 2011 vs Ewin
94 seconds Sep 25, 2010 vs Zikic
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
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CageRank Before
CageRank After
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Phillips
legend Ward
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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