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

2,069

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Branch

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
84% chance Branch
WILL WIN

1,777

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for David Branch
Fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.2 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission offense 7.5 vs 6.8 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.0 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much harder to hit 9.2 vs 8.6 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly stronger takedown offense 8.9 vs 8.1 Around 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Puts up a fight 9.3 vs 8.5 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Taller 185 cm vs 178 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier hands 7.5 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 36 years vs 40 years 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Slightly better takedown defense 8.6 vs 8.5 Almost the same
Advantages for Rich Attonito
Better striker 8.3 vs 8.1 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Branch on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Attonito’s defensive skills
Predictions For
David
Branch
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Branch Attonito
Significant Strikes54
Branch's average striking offense is matched by Attonito's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Branch's good takedown offense may be a factor against Attonito's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Branch is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Branch is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Branch has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Attonito on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Branch’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rich
Attonito
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Attonito Branch
Significant Strikes43
Attonito's average striking offense won't be a factor against Branch's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Attonito's average takedown offense is matched by Branch's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Attonito is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Attonito is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Attonito 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 Branch 8.1
fighter Attonito 8.3
Great striking by Attonito
66 strikes Jun 26, 2011 vs Roberts
25 strikes Sep 15, 2010 vs Natal
24 strikes Jun 19, 2010 vs Yager

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Branch 8.9
fighter Attonito 8.1
Great takedowns by Branch
4 takedowns Dec 04, 2010 vs Attonito
3 takedowns Sep 15, 2010 vs Drwal

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Branch 7.5
fighter Attonito 7.3
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 Attonito 6.8
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 Attonito 7.2
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
December 4, 2010TUF 12 Finale
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
R1 KOX
1,8601,794
1,9011,754
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Branch
legend Attonito
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