UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Branch vs Troyer

2,069

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Branch

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
94% chance Branch
WILL WIN

1,602

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for David Branch
Much stronger jaw 9.0 vs 7.5 Around 20% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.3 vs 7.8 Around 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much heavier hands 7.5 vs 6.7 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.4 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 8.6 vs 8.0 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better submission offense 7.5 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Slightly taller 185 cm vs 183 cm Almost the same
Advantages for John Troyer
Younger 33 years vs 37 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Branch on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Troyer’s defensive skills
Predictions For
David
Branch
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Branch has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Branch is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Branch has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Troyer on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Branch’s defensive skills
Predictions For
John
Troyer
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Troyer is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Troyer is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Troyer is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Branch 7.5
fighter Troyer 6.7
Great knockouts by Branch
Round 3 May 27, 2011 vs May
Round 2 Mar 19, 2010 vs Troyer
Round 1 May 09, 2008 vs Aquino

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Branch 7.5
fighter Troyer 7.3
Great submissions by Branch
Round 2 Apr 22, 2010 vs Mehmen
Round 1 Jun 12, 2009 vs Olson
Round 2 Dec 13, 2008 vs Huston

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Branch 7.9
fighter Troyer 7.4
Fast finishes by Branch
326 seconds Apr 22, 2010 vs Mehmen
566 seconds Mar 19, 2010 vs Troyer
147 seconds Jun 12, 2009 vs Olson
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 19, 2010UCC 1
team
VS
team
R2 KOX
R2 SUBX
1,7281,719
1,7771,671
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Branch
legend Troyer
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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