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

2,259

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Hendricks

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
73% chance Hendricks
WILL WIN

2,090

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Johny Hendricks
Significantly stronger takedown offense 9.1 vs 8.4 Around 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Better striker 9.2 vs 8.9 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Stronger jaw 9.3 vs 8.9 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier hands 8.7 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Better submission defense 9.0 vs 8.8 Almost the same
Advantages for Tyron Woodley
Much better submission offense 7.7 vs 6.7 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly longer reach 188 cm vs 175 cm More than 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Better takedown defense 9.5 vs 9.0 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Fast finishes 8.9 vs 8.7 Almost the same
Slightly harder to hit 9.1 vs 9.1 Almost the same
Hendricks on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Woodley’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Johny
Hendricks
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Hendricks Woodley
Significant Strikes74
Hendricks'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
Takedowns2
Hendricks's good takedown offense won't be a factor against Woodley's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hendricks has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Hendricks is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Hendricks has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Woodley on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hendricks’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tyron
Woodley
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Woodley Hendricks
Significant Strikes66
Woodley's good striking offense is matched by Hendricks'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 Hendricks'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 is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Hendricks 9.2
fighter Woodley 8.9
Great striking by Hendricks
30 strikes Mar 16, 2013 vs Condit
55 strikes May 05, 2012 vs Koscheck
2 strikes Dec 30, 2011 vs Fitch

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Hendricks 9.1
fighter Woodley 8.4
Great takedowns by Hendricks
12 takedowns Mar 16, 2013 vs Condit
2 takedowns May 05, 2012 vs Koscheck
1 takedown Aug 06, 2011 vs Pierce

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Hendricks 8.7
fighter Woodley 8.5
Great knockouts by Hendricks
Round 1 Nov 17, 2012 vs Kampmann
Round 1 Dec 30, 2011 vs Fitch
Round 2 Aug 07, 2010 vs Brenneman

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Hendricks 6.7
fighter Woodley 7.7
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 Hendricks 8.7
fighter Woodley 8.9
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 Hendricks
legend Woodley
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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Hendricks whooped his butox once in wrestling and he will do it again in ufc. There you go ladies and gents, that will be the winner.
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