UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Calver vs Hooker

1,414

CageRank

WINNER
Hooker

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 1

prediction
92% chance Hooker
WILL WIN

1,844

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Dan Hooker
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 6.5 More than 25% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission defense 8.3 vs 6.6 More than 25% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Much better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.3 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 7.0 More than 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much heavier hands 8.0 vs 7.1 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly stronger jaw 8.7 vs 7.7 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Adam Calver
From what we can tell, Dan Hooker dominates Adam Calver in every way.
Hooker on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Calver’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dan
Hooker
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hooker has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Hooker has a chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Below average
Resistance
Decision
Hooker is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Calver on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hooker’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Adam
Calver
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Calver is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Calver is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Calver is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Hooker 8.1
fighter Calver 7.2
Great knockouts by Hooker
Round 3 Aug 24, 2013 vs Patterson
Round 2 Apr 14, 2012 vs McBride
Round 1 Dec 05, 2009 vs Yasuda

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Hooker 7.4
fighter Calver 6.3
Great submissions by Hooker
Round 1 May 10, 2013 vs McBride
Round 1 Jul 30, 2011 vs MacGregor
Round 1 Nov 14, 2009 vs Calver

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Hooker 8.3
fighter Calver 6.5
Fast finishes by Hooker
634 seconds Aug 24, 2013 vs Patterson
91 seconds May 10, 2013 vs McBride
172 seconds Nov 14, 2009 vs Calver
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 14, 2009SCF 4
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
DECX
1,6081,537
1,5481,597
July 25, 2009SCF 3
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
XDEC
1,5521,593
1,6081,537
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Hooker
legend Calver
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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