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

2,069

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WINNER

WINNER
Branch

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
71% chance Branch
WILL WIN

1,914

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Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for David Branch
Significantly harder to hit 9.2 vs 8.7 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Better submission offense 7.5 vs 6.8 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better takedown defense 8.6 vs 8.1 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.3 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Longer winning streak 11 fights vs 9 fights More than 20% longer winning streak; has momentum coming into a fight
Stronger takedown offense 8.9 vs 8.5 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Puts up a fight 9.3 vs 8.7 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Heavier hands 7.5 vs 7.1 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission defense 8.6 vs 8.2 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Krzysztof Jotko
Significantly younger 27 years vs 35 years Around 25% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better striker 8.2 vs 8.1 Almost the same
Branch on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Jotko’s defensive skills
Predictions For
David
Branch
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Branch Jotko
Significant Strikes50
Branch's average striking offense is matched by Jotko'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 Jotko'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
Excellent
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
Jotko on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Branch’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Krzysztof
Jotko
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Jotko Branch
Significant Strikes41
Jotko'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
Takedowns3
Jotko'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
Jotko is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Jotko is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Jotko has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
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 Jotko 8.2
Great striking by Jotko
17 strikes Dec 07, 2013 vs Santos

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Branch 8.9
fighter Jotko 8.5
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 Jotko 7.1
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 Jotko 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 Jotko 7.3
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
May 13, 2017UFC 211
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Branch
legend Jotko
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