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

2,057

CageRank

WINNER
Evans

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
72% chance Evans
WILL WIN

2,222

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rashad Evans
Much stronger takedown offense 9.1 vs 8.3 More than 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Significantly harder to hit 9.5 vs 9.0 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly better takedown defense 9.6 vs 9.0 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Heavier 205 lbs vs 184 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Stronger jaw 9.4 vs 9.0 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier hands 8.6 vs 8.5 Almost the same
Advantages for Michael Bisping
Better striker 9.5 vs 8.9 Around 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Taller 188 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Evans on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bisping’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rashad
Evans
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Evans Bisping
Significant Strikes66
Evans's good striking offense is matched by Bisping's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Evans's good takedown offense is matched by Bisping's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Evans has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Evans is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Evans has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Bisping on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Evans’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michael
Bisping
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Bisping Evans
Significant Strikes75
Bisping's excellent striking offense is matched by Evans's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Bisping's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Evans's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bisping has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
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
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Evans 8.9
fighter Bisping 9.5
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 Evans 9.1
fighter Bisping 8.3
Great takedowns by Evans
1 takedown Nov 16, 2013 vs Sonnen
3 takedowns May 29, 2010 vs Jackson
8 takedowns Sep 23, 2006 vs Lambert

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Evans 8.6
fighter Bisping 8.5
Great knockouts by Evans
Round 1 Nov 16, 2013 vs Sonnen
Round 3 Dec 27, 2008 vs Griffin
Round 2 Sep 06, 2008 vs Liddell

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Evans 6.8
fighter Bisping 6.8
Great submissions by Evans
Round 1 Apr 10, 2004 vs Anderson
Round 1 Apr 10, 2004 vs Reed
Round 0 Nov 08, 2003 vs Calmese

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Evans 8.2
fighter Bisping 8.3
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 17, 2007UFC 78
team
VS
team
XR3 DEC
XDEC
1,9562,015
1,9142,057
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