UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Whitney vs Nguyen

1,696

CageRank

WINNER
Nguyen

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
54% chance Nguyen
WILL WIN

1,720

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Ben Nguyen
Heavier hands 7.8 vs 7.3 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 28 years vs 32 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission defense 8.6 vs 8.2 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Andrew Whitney
Much heavier 134 lbs vs 125 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
A lot taller 170 cm vs 163 cm Around 5% taller
Significantly better submission offense 7.6 vs 6.9 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly stronger jaw 8.5 vs 7.8 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 8.0 vs 7.7 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Nguyen on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Whitney’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ben
Nguyen
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Nguyen is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Nguyen is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Nguyen is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Whitney on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Nguyen’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Andrew
Whitney
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Whitney has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Whitney is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Whitney 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 Nguyen 7.8
fighter Whitney 7.3
Great knockouts by Nguyen
Round 2 Apr 06, 2013 vs Penaloza
Round 2 Apr 21, 2007 vs Holbrook
Round 1 Mar 10, 2007 vs Wisner

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Nguyen 6.9
fighter Whitney 7.6
Great submissions by Whitney
Round 1 Sep 22, 2012 vs Harlin
Round 1 Aug 27, 2011 vs Eulitt
Round 1 Jun 18, 2010 vs Jones

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Nguyen 7.7
fighter Whitney 8.0
Fast finishes by Whitney
214 seconds Sep 22, 2012 vs Harlin
175 seconds May 25, 2012 vs Vega
20 seconds Feb 05, 2011 vs Stockton
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
R2 KOX
1,6041,479
1,5371,546
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Nguyen
legend Whitney
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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