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CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Rothwell vs Barnett

1,950

CageRank

WINNER
Barnett

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
71% chance Barnett
WILL WIN

2,106

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WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Josh Barnett
Much better submission offense 9.0 vs 7.2 More than 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much stronger takedown offense 8.7 vs 7.5 More than 15% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Significantly harder to hit 9.0 vs 8.5 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly better takedown defense 9.2 vs 8.5 Around 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Fast finishes 9.1 vs 8.4 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Stronger jaw 9.5 vs 9.0 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission defense 9.3 vs 9.0 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better striker 8.9 vs 8.7 Almost the same
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 9.4 Almost the same
Advantages for Ben Rothwell
Heavier hands 8.5 vs 7.8 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Heavier 262 lbs vs 247 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Longer reach 204 cm vs 198 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Younger 36 years vs 40 years 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taller 193 cm vs 191 cm Almost the same
Barnett on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rothwell’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Josh
Barnett
In 11:09, how much damage will he do? Barnett Rothwell
Significant Strikes63
Barnett's good striking offense may be a factor against Rothwell's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 100 Significant Strikes in 11:09
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Barnett's good takedown offense may be a factor against Rothwell's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 11:09
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Barnett is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Barnett has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Barnett is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Rothwell on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Barnett’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ben
Rothwell
In 11:09, how much damage will he do? Rothwell Barnett
Significant Strikes46
Rothwell's good striking offense is matched by Barnett's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 100 Significant Strikes in 11:09
Good
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Rothwell's below average takedown offense won't be a factor against Barnett's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 11:09
Below average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rothwell has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Rothwell is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Rothwell is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Barnett 8.9
fighter Rothwell 8.7
Great striking by Barnett
26 strikes Aug 31, 2013 vs Mir
21 strikes Sep 10, 2011 vs Kharitonov
30 strikes Sep 10, 2006 vs Nogueira

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Barnett 8.7
fighter Rothwell 7.5
Great takedowns by Barnett
1 takedown Sep 10, 2011 vs Kharitonov
2 takedowns Nov 02, 2001 vs Hoffman
1 takedown Jun 29, 2001 vs Schilt

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Barnett 7.8
fighter Rothwell 8.5
Great knockouts by Rothwell
Round 3 Aug 31, 2013 vs Vera
Round 1 Apr 21, 2012 vs Schaub
Round 1 Oct 15, 2004 vs Wiezorek

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Barnett 9.0
fighter Rothwell 7.2
Great submissions by Barnett
Round 1 Sep 10, 2011 vs Kharitonov
Round 1 Jun 29, 2001 vs Schilt
Round 4 Feb 08, 2000 vs Severn

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Barnett 9.1
fighter Rothwell 8.4
Fast finishes by Barnett
116 seconds Aug 31, 2013 vs Mir
268 seconds Sep 10, 2011 vs Kharitonov
981 seconds Feb 08, 2000 vs Severn
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
January 30, 2016UFC on Fox 18
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legend Barnett
legend Rothwell
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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rothwell will fucck this kid up
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