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

2,259

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Hendricks

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
98% chance Hendricks
WILL WIN

1,541

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Johny Hendricks
Much heavier hands 8.7 vs 6.9 More than 25% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.7 vs 7.2 More than 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much stronger jaw 9.3 vs 7.2 Around 30% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 7.7 More than 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better submission defense 9.0 vs 8.1 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Victor Rackliff
Significantly better submission offense 7.1 vs 6.7 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Hendricks on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rackliff’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Johny
Hendricks
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hendricks has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Hendricks is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Hendricks has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Rackliff on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hendricks’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Victor
Rackliff
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rackliff is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Rackliff is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Rackliff is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Hendricks 8.7
fighter Rackliff 6.9
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 Rackliff 7.2
Great submissions by Rackliff
Round 1 Jun 20, 2009 vs Grady
Round 3 Jul 21, 2007 vs Bull
Round 3 Dec 02, 2006 vs Cooley

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Hendricks 8.7
fighter Rackliff 7.2
Fast finishes by Hendricks
46 seconds Nov 17, 2012 vs Kampmann
12 seconds Dec 30, 2011 vs Fitch
340 seconds Aug 07, 2010 vs Brenneman
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
September 28, 2007MOTC 16
team
VS
team
R3 KOX
XR2 SUB
1,5001,589
1,5631,527
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Hendricks
legend Rackliff
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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