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

2,057

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Bisping

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
98% chance Bisping
WILL WIN

1,330

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Michael Bisping
Much heavier hands 8.5 vs 6.3 More than 35% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 6.4 Around 50% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission defense 9.4 vs 6.5 Around 45% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
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 7.9 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly better submission offense 6.7 vs 6.2 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Advantages for Steve Mathews
From what we can tell, Michael Bisping dominates Steve Mathews in every way.
Bisping on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Mathews’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michael
Bisping
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bisping has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Bisping has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Below average
Resistance
Decision
Bisping is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Mathews on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bisping’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Steve
Mathews
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Mathews is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Mathews is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Mathews is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Bisping 8.5
fighter Mathews 6.3
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 Mathews 6.2
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 Mathews 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 SUBX
R2 SUBX
1,5001,448
1,5431,406
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Bisping
legend Mathews
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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