UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Thompson vs Hall

1,900

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Thompson

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
63% chance Thompson
WILL WIN

1,807

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Stephen Thompson
Much heavier hands 8.6 vs 7.8 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better striker 8.9 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Better takedown defense 8.6 vs 8.1 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Advantages for Uriah Hall
Significantly longer reach 202 cm vs 191 cm More than 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Better submission offense 7.1 vs 6.8 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better submission defense 8.5 vs 8.2 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Heavier 186 lbs vs 169 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 8.5 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Harder to hit 8.6 vs 8.5 Almost the same
Slightly stronger takedown offense 8.2 vs 8.1 Almost the same
Thompson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hall’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Stephen
Thompson
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Thompson Hall
Significant Strikes80
Thompson's good striking offense may be a factor against Hall's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Thompson's average takedown offense is matched by Hall's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Thompson has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Thompson is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Thompson has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Hall on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Thompson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Uriah
Hall
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Hall Thompson
Significant Strikes70
Hall's average striking offense is matched by Thompson's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Hall's average takedown offense is matched by Thompson's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hall is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Hall is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Hall is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Thompson 8.9
fighter Hall 8.5
Great striking by Thompson
23 strikes Sep 21, 2013 vs Clements
65 strikes May 25, 2013 vs Burrell
22 strikes Feb 04, 2012 vs Stittgen

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Thompson 8.6
fighter Hall 7.9
Great knockouts by Thompson
Round 2 Sep 21, 2013 vs Clements
Round 1 Feb 04, 2012 vs Stittgen
Round 2 Feb 05, 2010 vs Joles

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Thompson 6.8
fighter Hall 7.1
Great submissions by Hall
Round 1 Feb 10, 2012 vs Akinyemi
Round 1 Jun 11, 2010 vs Carroll

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Thompson 8.1
fighter Hall 7.6
Fast finishes by Thompson
387 seconds Sep 21, 2013 vs Clements
253 seconds Feb 04, 2012 vs Stittgen
488 seconds Sep 18, 2010 vs Worrell
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Thompson
legend Hall
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