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

2,057

CageRank

WINNER
Leites

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
59% chance Leites
WILL WIN

2,122

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Thales Leites
Much better submission offense 8.6 vs 6.7 More than 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly stronger takedown offense 9.1 vs 8.3 Around 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Fast finishes 8.8 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Longer reach 198 cm vs 192 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Harder to hit 9.2 vs 9.0 Almost the same
Stronger jaw 9.4 vs 9.0 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Younger 35 years vs 38 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better takedown defense 9.2 vs 9.0 Almost the same
Advantages for Michael Bisping
Better striker 9.5 vs 7.9 More than 20% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly heavier hands 8.5 vs 7.1 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 188 cm vs 185 cm Almost the same
Leites on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bisping’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Thales
Leites
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Leites Bisping
Significant Strikes35
Leites's below average striking offense won't be a factor against Bisping's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Below average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Leites'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
Leites is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Leites has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Leites has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Bisping on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Leites’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michael
Bisping
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Bisping Leites
Significant Strikes83
Bisping's excellent striking offense is matched by Leites'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 Leites'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 Leites 7.9
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 Leites 9.1
fighter Bisping 8.3
Great takedowns by Leites
3 takedowns Nov 16, 2013 vs Herman
5 takedowns Aug 03, 2013 vs Watson
3 takedowns Aug 25, 2007 vs Jensen

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Leites 7.1
fighter Bisping 8.5
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 Leites 8.6
fighter Bisping 6.8
Great submissions by Leites
Round 2 Oct 29, 2010 vs Troeng
Round 1 Aug 25, 2007 vs Jensen
Round 3 Jul 02, 2005 vs Machado

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Leites 8.8
fighter Bisping 8.3
Fast finishes by Leites
513 seconds Oct 29, 2010 vs Troeng
147 seconds May 07, 2010 vs Taylor
227 seconds Aug 25, 2007 vs Jensen
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
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CageRank Before
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July 18, 2015UFC Fight Night 72
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Leites
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Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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