UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Kang vs Bisping

1,770

CageRank

WINNER
Bisping

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
84% chance Bisping
WILL WIN

2,057

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Michael Bisping
Better striker 9.5 vs 8.3 More than 15% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 8.3 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
A lot taller 188 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Significantly stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.1 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly heavier hands 8.5 vs 7.5 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better submission defense 9.4 vs 8.5 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.8 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better takedown defense 9.0 vs 8.8 Almost the same
Younger 37 years vs 39 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Denis Kang
Longer reach 196 cm vs 192 cm Almost the same
Better submission offense 7.1 vs 6.7 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger takedown offense 8.4 vs 8.3 Almost the same
Bisping on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kang’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michael
Bisping
In 10:06, how much damage will he do? Bisping Kang
Significant Strikes58
Bisping's excellent striking offense will dominate Kang's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 91 Significant Strikes in 10:06
Excellent
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Bisping's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Kang's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:06
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bisping has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Bisping is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Bisping is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Kang on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bisping’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Denis
Kang
In 10:06, how much damage will he do? Kang Bisping
Significant Strikes31
Kang's average striking offense won't be a factor against Bisping's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 91 Significant Strikes in 10:06
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Kang's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Bisping's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:06
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Kang is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Kang is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Kang has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Bisping 9.5
fighter Kang 8.3
Great striking by Bisping
93 strikes Apr 27, 2013 vs Belcher
102 strikes Dec 03, 2011 vs Miller
50 strikes Feb 27, 2011 vs Rivera

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Bisping 8.3
fighter Kang 8.4
Great takedowns by Kang
5 takedowns Apr 18, 2009 vs Foupa-Pokam
1 takedown Nov 05, 2006 vs Gono
1 takedown Aug 26, 2006 vs Suloev

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Bisping 8.5
fighter Kang 7.5
Great knockouts by Bisping
Round 3 Dec 03, 2011 vs Miller
Round 2 Feb 27, 2011 vs Rivera
Round 2 Nov 14, 2009 vs Kang

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Bisping 6.8
fighter Kang 7.1
Great submissions by Kang
Round 1 Jun 19, 2010 vs Won Kim
Round 1 Aug 26, 2006 vs Suloev
Round 1 Dec 04, 2004 vs Veselovzorov

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Bisping 8.3
fighter Kang 7.9
Fast finishes by Bisping
814 seconds Dec 03, 2011 vs Miller
414 seconds Feb 27, 2011 vs Rivera
222 seconds Jun 07, 2008 vs Day
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 14, 2009UFC 105
team
VS
team
XR2 KO
XR1 KO
1,9741,996
1,9272,043
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Bisping
legend Kang
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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