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

2,057

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Bisping

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
96% chance Bisping
WILL WIN

1,489

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Michael Bisping
Better striker 9.5 vs 8.1 More than 15% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 7.3 More than 30% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission defense 9.4 vs 7.4 More than 25% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.3 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much stronger jaw 9.0 vs 7.6 Around 20% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much harder to hit 9.0 vs 8.3 Around 10% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Much heavier hands 8.5 vs 7.6 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better takedown defense 9.0 vs 8.3 Around 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Better submission offense 6.7 vs 6.5 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Advantages for Miika Mehmet
Heavier 205 lbs vs 184 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Bisping on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Mehmet’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michael
Bisping
In 5:33, how much damage will he do? Bisping Mehmet
Significant Strikes40
Bisping's excellent striking offense will dominate Mehmet's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 50 Significant Strikes in 5:33
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Bisping's average takedown offense is matched by Mehmet's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 3 Takedowns in 5:33
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
Average
Jaw
Submission
Bisping is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Bisping has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Mehmet on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bisping’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Miika
Mehmet
In 5:33, how much damage will he do? Mehmet Bisping
Significant Strikes16
Mehmet's average striking offense won't be a factor against Bisping's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 50 Significant Strikes in 5:33
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Mehmet's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Bisping's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 3 Takedowns in 5:33
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Mehmet is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Mehmet is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Mehmet is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
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 Mehmet 8.1
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 Mehmet 7.6
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 Mehmet 6.5
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 Mehmet 7.3
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
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R2 KOX
1,7691,544
1,7911,523
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Bisping
legend Mehmet
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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