UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Wiman vs Grant

1,959

CageRank

WINNER
Grant

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
74% chance Grant
WILL WIN

2,138

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for T.J. Grant
Better striker 9.1 vs 8.4 Around 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly stronger jaw 9.2 vs 8.3 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better takedown defense 8.6 vs 8.2 Around 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Heavier hands 7.7 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission offense 8.2 vs 7.9 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 9.1 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Matt Wiman
Stronger takedown offense 8.4 vs 8.1 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Better submission defense 9.5 vs 9.1 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Harder to hit 8.5 vs 8.3 Almost the same
Grant on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Wiman’s defensive skills
Predictions For
T.J.
Grant
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Grant Wiman
Significant Strikes92
Grant's excellent striking offense will dominate Wiman's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Grant's average takedown offense is matched by Wiman'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
Grant is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Grant has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Grant has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Wiman on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Grant’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Matt
Wiman
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Wiman Grant
Significant Strikes76
Wiman's average striking offense is matched by Grant's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Wiman's average takedown offense is matched by Grant'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
Wiman is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Wiman is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Wiman is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Grant 9.1
fighter Wiman 8.4
Great striking by Grant
26 strikes May 25, 2013 vs Maynard
54 strikes Jan 26, 2013 vs Wiman
164 strikes Sep 22, 2012 vs Dunham

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Grant 8.1
fighter Wiman 8.4
Great takedowns by Wiman
2 takedowns Oct 01, 2011 vs Danzig
1 takedown Jan 22, 2011 vs Miller
2 takedowns Jun 07, 2008 vs Tavares

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Grant 7.7
fighter Wiman 7.3
Great knockouts by Grant
Round 1 May 25, 2013 vs Maynard
Round 1 Jan 26, 2013 vs Wiman
Round 1 Dec 12, 2009 vs Burns

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Grant 8.2
fighter Wiman 7.9
Great submissions by Grant
Round 3 Oct 01, 2011 vs Roller
Round 2 Oct 03, 2008 vs Petz
Round 3 Jun 21, 2008 vs Reiner

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Grant 8.3
fighter Wiman 8.3
Fast finishes by Grant
127 seconds May 25, 2013 vs Maynard
291 seconds Jan 26, 2013 vs Wiman
732 seconds Oct 01, 2011 vs Roller
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
January 26, 2013UFC on Fox 6
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
XDEC
2,0052,037
1,9592,082
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Grant
legend Wiman
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