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

2,057

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Bisping

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
98% chance Bisping
WILL WIN

1,341

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Michael Bisping
Much heavier hands 8.5 vs 6.2 More than 35% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 6.7 Around 45% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 6.7 Around 25% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much stronger jaw 9.0 vs 6.9 More than 30% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much better submission defense 9.4 vs 7.5 More than 25% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better striker 9.5 vs 8.5 More than 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly harder to hit 9.0 vs 8.5 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
A lot taller 188 cm vs 173 cm Around 10% taller
Significantly better takedown defense 9.0 vs 8.4 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Longer reach 192 cm vs 182 cm More than 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Better submission offense 6.7 vs 6.6 Almost the same
Advantages for Ross Pointon
From what we can tell, Michael Bisping dominates Ross Pointon in every way.
Bisping on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Pointon’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michael
Bisping
In 3:09, how much damage will he do? Bisping Pointon
Significant Strikes22
Bisping's excellent striking offense will dominate Pointon's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 28 Significant Strikes in 3:09
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Bisping's average takedown offense is matched by Pointon's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 2 Takedowns in 3:09
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bisping has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Below average
Jaw
Submission
Bisping is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Bisping is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Pointon on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bisping’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ross
Pointon
In 3:09, how much damage will he do? Pointon Bisping
Significant Strikes11
Pointon's average striking offense won't be a factor against Bisping's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 28 Significant Strikes in 3:09
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns0
Pointon's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Bisping's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 2 Takedowns in 3:09
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Pointon is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Pointon is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Pointon is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
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 Pointon 8.5
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

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Bisping 8.5
fighter Pointon 6.2
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 Pointon 6.6
Great submissions by Bisping
Round 1 Nov 26, 2005 vs Pointon
Round 1 Oct 01, 2005 vs Lovstad
Round 1 Jun 18, 2005 vs Cook

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Bisping 8.3
fighter Pointon 6.7
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
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
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November 26, 2005CWFC - Strike Force 4
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
R3 KOX
1,8321,482
1,8441,470
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Bisping
legend Pointon
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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