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

2,057

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WINNER
Kennedy

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
62% chance Kennedy
WILL WIN

2,145

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Tim Kennedy
Much better submission offense 8.2 vs 6.7 More than 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly stronger takedown offense 9.0 vs 8.3 Around 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Significantly harder to hit 9.5 vs 9.0 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Fast finishes 8.5 vs 8.3 Almost the same
Advantages for Michael Bisping
Better striker 9.5 vs 8.8 Around 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
A lot taller 188 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier hands 8.5 vs 7.6 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Longer reach 192 cm vs 185 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Kennedy on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bisping’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tim
Kennedy
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Kennedy Bisping
Significant Strikes63
Kennedy'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
Kennedy'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
Kennedy is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Kennedy has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Kennedy 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 Kennedy’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michael
Bisping
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Bisping Kennedy
Significant Strikes74
Bisping's excellent striking offense is matched by Kennedy's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Bisping's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Kennedy's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
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 has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Kennedy 8.8
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 Kennedy 9.0
fighter Bisping 8.3
Great takedowns by Kennedy
5 takedowns Jul 30, 2011 vs Lawler
1 takedown Jun 16, 2010 vs Prangley
3 takedowns Jun 19, 2009 vs Thompson

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Kennedy 7.7
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 Kennedy 8.2
fighter Bisping 6.8
Great submissions by Kennedy
Round 1 Jun 16, 2010 vs Prangley
Round 2 Sep 25, 2009 vs Cummings
Round 2 Jun 19, 2009 vs Thompson

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Kennedy 8.5
fighter Bisping 8.3
Fast finishes by Kennedy
280 seconds Nov 06, 2013 vs Natal
215 seconds Jun 16, 2010 vs Prangley
457 seconds Jun 19, 2009 vs Thompson
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Kennedy
legend Bisping
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