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

2,455

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
St. Pierre

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
97% chance St. Pierre
WILL WIN

1,824

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Georges St. Pierre
Much better takedown defense 10.0 vs 7.6 More than 30% better at avoiding being taken down
Much harder to hit 9.7 vs 8.4 Around 15% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
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
Better striker 9.3 vs 8.3 More than 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Much stronger jaw 9.4 vs 7.9 Around 20% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.7 vs 8.0 More than 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much heavier hands 8.2 vs 7.1 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better submission defense 9.5 vs 8.7 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Longer reach 193 cm vs 185 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Advantages for Travis Galbraith
Better submission offense 8.0 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 183 cm vs 178 cm Around 5% taller
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 Galbraith’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Georges
St. Pierre
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? St. Pierre Galbraith
Significant Strikes98
St. Pierre's excellent striking offense will dominate Galbraith's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns7
St. Pierre's excellent takedown offense will dominate Galbraith's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Excellent
Takedown ability
vs
Below average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
St. Pierre has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
St. Pierre is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
St. Pierre has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Galbraith on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against St. Pierre’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Travis
Galbraith
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Galbraith St. Pierre
Significant Strikes30
Galbraith's average striking offense won't be a factor against St. Pierre's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Galbraith'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
Galbraith is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Galbraith has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Galbraith is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
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 Galbraith 8.3
Great striking by St. Pierre
101 strikes Nov 16, 2013 vs Hendricks
85 strikes Apr 30, 2011 vs Shields
45 strikes Nov 18, 2006 vs Hughes

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter St. Pierre 10.0
fighter Galbraith 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 Galbraith 7.1
Great knockouts by St. Pierre
Round 4 Jan 31, 2009 vs Penn
Round 2 Nov 18, 2006 vs Hughes
Round 2 Nov 19, 2005 vs Sherk

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter St. Pierre 7.6
fighter Galbraith 8.0
Great submissions by Galbraith
Round 1 Jun 20, 2008 vs Desilets
Round 1 Apr 04, 2008 vs Hinchliffe
Round 2 Jun 18, 2006 vs Francois

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter St. Pierre 8.3
fighter Galbraith 8.2
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
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
October 11, 2002UCC 11
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
XR1 SUB
1,6321,653
1,6851,600
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend St. Pierre
legend Galbraith
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