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

2,259

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WINNER

WINNER
Hendricks

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
90% chance Hendricks
WILL WIN

1,887

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Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Johny Hendricks
Fast finishes 8.7 vs 7.1 Around 25% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 8.7 vs 7.3 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Much better takedown defense 9.0 vs 7.8 More than 15% better at avoiding being taken down
Better striker 9.2 vs 8.4 Around 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly stronger takedown offense 9.1 vs 8.5 More than 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 8.6 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly harder to hit 9.1 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly better submission defense 9.0 vs 8.3 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Stronger jaw 9.3 vs 8.7 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Neil Magny
Much longer reach 206 cm vs 175 cm More than 15% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
A lot taller 191 cm vs 175 cm Around 10% taller
Younger 29 years vs 33 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission offense 6.9 vs 6.7 Almost the same
Hendricks on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Magny’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Johny
Hendricks
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Hendricks Magny
Significant Strikes91
Hendricks's excellent striking offense will dominate Magny's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns6
Hendricks's good takedown offense may be a factor against Magny's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Below average
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
Good
Resistance
Decision
Hendricks has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Magny on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hendricks’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Neil
Magny
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Magny Hendricks
Significant Strikes48
Magny's average striking offense won't be a factor against Hendricks's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Magny'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
Magny is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Magny is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Magny has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
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 Magny 8.4
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 Magny 8.5
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 Magny 7.4
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 Magny 6.9
Great submissions by Magny
Round 3 Feb 14, 2015 vs Kunimoto
Round 2 May 14, 2011 vs Stitt
Round 2 Aug 07, 2010 vs Norwood

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Hendricks 8.7
fighter Magny 7.1
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
December 30, 2016UFC 207
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