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

2,057

CageRank

WINNER
Woodley

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
55% chance Woodley
WILL WIN

2,090

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Tyron Woodley
Much better submission offense 7.7 vs 6.7 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly fast finishes 8.9 vs 8.3 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better takedown defense 9.5 vs 9.0 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Stronger takedown offense 8.4 vs 8.3 Almost the same
Younger 35 years vs 38 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Harder to hit 9.1 vs 9.0 Almost the same
Advantages for Michael Bisping
Better striker 9.5 vs 8.9 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
A lot taller 188 cm vs 175 cm More than 5% taller
Better submission defense 9.4 vs 8.8 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 9.3 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Longer reach 192 cm vs 188 cm Almost the same
Stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.9 Almost the same
Woodley on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bisping’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tyron
Woodley
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Woodley Bisping
Significant Strikes67
Woodley'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
Takedowns2
Woodley's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Bisping'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
Woodley has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Woodley is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Woodley has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Bisping on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Woodley’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michael
Bisping
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Bisping Woodley
Significant Strikes85
Bisping's excellent striking offense will dominate Woodley's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Bisping's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Woodley'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 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 Woodley 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 Woodley 8.4
fighter Bisping 8.3
Great takedowns by Woodley
3 takedowns Jan 07, 2012 vs Mein
2 takedowns Jul 30, 2011 vs Daley
2 takedowns Nov 20, 2009 vs Bears

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Woodley 8.5
fighter Bisping 8.5
Great knockouts by Woodley
Round 1 Nov 16, 2013 vs Koscheck
Round 1 Feb 02, 2013 vs Hieron
Round 1 Oct 09, 2010 vs Galvao

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Woodley 7.7
fighter Bisping 6.8
Great submissions by Woodley
Round 1 Nov 20, 2009 vs Bears
Round 2 Sep 25, 2009 vs Light
Round 1 Jun 06, 2009 vs Woods

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Woodley 8.9
fighter Bisping 8.3
Fast finishes by Woodley
278 seconds Nov 16, 2013 vs Koscheck
36 seconds Feb 02, 2013 vs Hieron
172 seconds Nov 20, 2009 vs Bears
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Woodley
legend Bisping
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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