UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Houston vs Meredith

1,658

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Houston

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
57% chance Houston
WILL WIN

1,607

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Brian Houston
Much stronger jaw 8.4 vs 7.1 Around 20% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
A lot taller 185 cm vs 178 cm Around 5% taller
Puts up a fight 8.1 vs 7.4 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Younger 30 years vs 37 years Around 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Heavier hands 7.6 vs 7.1 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.4 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Advantages for Todd Meredith
Better submission defense 8.4 vs 7.9 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better submission offense 7.0 vs 6.8 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Houston on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Meredith’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Brian
Houston
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Houston has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Houston is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Houston is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Meredith on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Houston’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Todd
Meredith
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Meredith is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Meredith is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Meredith has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Houston 7.6
fighter Meredith 7.1
Great knockouts by Houston
Round 1 Jul 27, 2013 vs Jones
Round 1 Jun 08, 2013 vs Meredith
Round 1 Oct 20, 2012 vs Hird

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Houston 6.8
fighter Meredith 7.0
Great submissions by Meredith
Round 1 Jan 27, 2012 vs Morales
Round 1 Aug 27, 2010 vs Wright
Round 1 Sep 19, 2009 vs Dack

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Houston 7.8
fighter Meredith 7.4
Fast finishes by Houston
33 seconds Jun 08, 2013 vs Meredith
112 seconds Oct 20, 2012 vs Hird
322 seconds Apr 23, 2010 vs Prokopec
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
XR2 SUB
1,6461,695
1,7031,638
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Houston
legend Meredith
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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