UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - St. Pierre vs Bisping

2,455

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
St. Pierre

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
91% chance St. Pierre
WILL WIN

2,057

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Georges St. Pierre
Much stronger takedown offense 10.0 vs 8.3 More than 20% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Much longer winning streak 12 fights vs 5 fights Around 2.5x longer winning streak; has momentum coming into a fight
Much better submission offense 7.6 vs 6.7 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much better takedown defense 10.0 vs 9.0 More than 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Much harder to hit 9.7 vs 9.0 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Stronger jaw 9.4 vs 9.0 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Younger 35 years vs 38 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Puts up a fight 9.7 vs 9.6 Almost the same
Advantages for Michael Bisping
Taller 188 cm vs 178 cm More than 5% taller
Better striker 9.5 vs 9.3 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Heavier hands 8.5 vs 8.2 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
St. Pierre on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bisping’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Georges
St. Pierre
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? St. Pierre Bisping
Significant Strikes80
St. Pierre's excellent striking offense will dominate Bisping's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns5
St. Pierre's excellent takedown offense will dominate Bisping's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Excellent
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
St. Pierre has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
St. Pierre is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
St. Pierre has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Bisping on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against St. Pierre’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michael
Bisping
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Bisping St. Pierre
Significant Strikes66
Bisping's excellent striking offense is matched by St. Pierre's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Bisping's average takedown offense won't be a factor against St. Pierre'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 is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter St. Pierre 9.3
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 St. Pierre 10.0
fighter Bisping 8.3
Great takedowns by St. Pierre
3 takedowns Nov 16, 2013 vs Hendricks
7 takedowns Nov 17, 2012 vs Condit
2 takedowns Apr 30, 2011 vs Shields

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter St. Pierre 8.2
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 St. Pierre 7.6
fighter Bisping 6.8
Great submissions by St. Pierre
Round 2 Dec 29, 2007 vs Hughes
Round 1 Aug 20, 2005 vs Trigg
Round 1 Jan 29, 2005 vs Strasser

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter St. Pierre 8.3
fighter Bisping 8.3
Fast finishes by St. Pierre
594 seconds Dec 29, 2007 vs Hughes
385 seconds Nov 18, 2006 vs Hughes
473 seconds Nov 19, 2005 vs Sherk
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend St. Pierre
legend Bisping
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