UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Sanchez vs Maxwell

1,886

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Sanchez

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
74% chance Sanchez
WILL WIN

1,707

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Donald Sanchez
Much stronger jaw 9.4 vs 8.3 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 8.4 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly heavier hands 7.6 vs 7.1 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission defense 8.7 vs 8.2 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Younger 34 years vs 39 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Slightly taller 178 cm vs 175 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Jason Maxwell
Fast finishes 8.2 vs 8.0 Almost the same
Heavier 155 lbs vs 144 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Sanchez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Maxwell’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Donald
Sanchez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Sanchez is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Sanchez is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Sanchez is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Maxwell on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Sanchez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jason
Maxwell
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Maxwell is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Maxwell is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Maxwell is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Sanchez 7.6
fighter Maxwell 7.1
Great knockouts by Sanchez
Round 1 Jan 14, 2012 vs Culley
Round 4 Feb 12, 2010 vs Valenzuela
Round 2 May 15, 2008 vs Sriyapai

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Sanchez 7.5
fighter Maxwell 7.5
Great submissions by Sanchez
Round 1 Jan 15, 2011 vs Bear
Round 1 Sep 17, 2010 vs McGreal
Round 2 Jul 25, 2008 vs Maxwell

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Sanchez 8.0
fighter Maxwell 8.2
Fast finishes by Maxwell
170 seconds Apr 07, 2007 vs Schneider
294 seconds May 24, 2003 vs Pulver
119 seconds May 18, 2002 vs Olson
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
July 25, 2008MFC 17
team
VS
team
R2 SUBX
XDEC
1,6411,776
1,7091,707
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Sanchez
legend Maxwell
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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