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

2,069

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Branch

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
91% chance Branch
WILL WIN

1,670

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for David Branch
Puts up a fight 9.3 vs 8.0 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 9.0 vs 7.9 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier hands 7.5 vs 6.8 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission defense 8.6 vs 7.9 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Jeremy May
Much heavier 228 lbs vs 184 lbs Around 25% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Younger 32 years vs 37 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taller 191 cm vs 185 cm Around 5% taller
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.9 Almost the same
Branch on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against May’s defensive skills
Predictions For
David
Branch
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
Good
Resistance
Decision
Branch has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
May on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Branch’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jeremy
May
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
May is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
May is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
May is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
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 May 6.8
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 May 7.7
Great submissions by May
Round 1 Mar 15, 2011 vs Lester
Round 1 Mar 12, 2010 vs Albandia
Round 1 Jun 24, 2006 vs Cox

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Branch 7.9
fighter May 8.1
Fast finishes by May
209 seconds Mar 15, 2011 vs Lester
40 seconds Oct 03, 2009 vs Stillman
163 seconds Oct 06, 2007 vs Ruiz
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R3 KOX
R2 SUBX
1,8601,697
1,8881,669
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Branch
legend May
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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