UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Danzig vs Bocek

1,759

CageRank

WINNER
Bocek

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
78% chance Bocek
WILL WIN

1,981

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Mark Bocek
Much stronger takedown offense 9.2 vs 8.2 More than 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Much harder to hit 9.0 vs 8.4 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly longer reach 191 cm vs 178 cm More than 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Significantly better submission offense 8.2 vs 7.3 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better takedown defense 8.9 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Fast finishes 8.0 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Taller 175 cm vs 173 cm Almost the same
Younger 36 years vs 38 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Mac Danzig
Significantly better striker 8.8 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Heavier hands 7.1 vs 6.7 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Stronger jaw 8.7 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Bocek on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Danzig’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mark
Bocek
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Bocek Danzig
Significant Strikes68
Bocek's average striking offense is matched by Danzig's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Bocek's excellent takedown offense will dominate Danzig's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Excellent
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bocek is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Bocek has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Bocek has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Danzig on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bocek’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mac
Danzig
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Danzig Bocek
Significant Strikes64
Danzig's good striking offense is matched by Bocek's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Danzig's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Bocek'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
Danzig is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Danzig is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Danzig has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Bocek 8.3
fighter Danzig 8.8
Great striking by Danzig
67 strikes Apr 21, 2012 vs Escudero
9 strikes Dec 11, 2010 vs Stevenson
10 strikes Dec 08, 2007 vs Speer

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Bocek 9.2
fighter Danzig 8.2
Great takedowns by Bocek
5 takedowns Apr 21, 2012 vs Alessio
5 takedowns Dec 10, 2011 vs Lentz
1 takedown Dec 11, 2010 vs Hazelett

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Bocek 6.7
fighter Danzig 7.1
Great knockouts by Danzig
Round 1 Dec 11, 2010 vs Stevenson
Round 1 Sep 10, 2005 vs Ertl
Round 1 Jun 27, 2004 vs Arreola

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Bocek 8.2
fighter Danzig 7.3
Great submissions by Bocek
Round 1 Dec 11, 2010 vs Hazelett
Round 1 Dec 05, 2009 vs Brammer
Round 1 Mar 28, 2007 vs Davis

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Bocek 8.0
fighter Danzig 7.6
Fast finishes by Bocek
153 seconds Dec 11, 2010 vs Hazelett
216 seconds Dec 05, 2009 vs Brammer
155 seconds Mar 28, 2007 vs Davis
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 19, 2008UFC 83
team
VS
team
R3 SUBX
R2 KOX
1,8901,765
1,9231,732
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Bocek
legend Danzig
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