UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Benavidez vs Del Monte

2,082

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Benavidez

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 1

prediction
98% chance Benavidez
WILL WIN

1,415

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Joseph Benavidez
Fast finishes 8.6 vs 6.9 Around 25% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission defense 9.2 vs 6.5 More than 40% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Much better submission offense 8.1 vs 6.6 Around 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 8.9 vs 6.7 More than 30% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much heavier hands 8.1 vs 6.9 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Stronger jaw 8.5 vs 8.0 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Rocky Del Monte
From what we can tell, Joseph Benavidez dominates Rocky Del Monte in every way.
Benavidez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Del Monte’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Joseph
Benavidez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Benavidez has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Benavidez has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Below average
Resistance
Decision
Benavidez is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Del Monte on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Benavidez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rocky
Del Monte
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Del Monte is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Del Monte is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Del Monte 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 Benavidez 8.1
fighter Del Monte 6.9
Great knockouts by Benavidez
Round 1 Sep 04, 2013 vs da Silva
Round 2 Mar 03, 2012 vs Urushitani
Round 1 Dec 19, 2009 vs Yahya

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Benavidez 8.1
fighter Del Monte 6.6
Great submissions by Benavidez
Round 2 Nov 11, 2010 vs Fabiano
Round 2 Mar 06, 2010 vs Torres
Round 2 Jan 17, 2008 vs Georgianna

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Benavidez 8.6
fighter Del Monte 6.9
Fast finishes by Benavidez
465 seconds Nov 11, 2010 vs Fabiano
477 seconds Mar 06, 2010 vs Torres
95 seconds Dec 19, 2009 vs Yahya
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R2 SUBX
R2 KOX
1,6641,550
1,6981,516
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Benavidez
legend Del Monte
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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