UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Le vs Bisping

1,966

CageRank

WINNER
Bisping

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
63% chance Bisping
WILL WIN

2,057

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Michael Bisping
Much longer reach 192 cm vs 178 cm Around 10% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
A lot taller 188 cm vs 178 cm More than 5% taller
Significantly stronger takedown offense 8.3 vs 7.6 Around 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Significantly better striker 9.5 vs 9.0 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly better submission defense 9.4 vs 8.4 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.2 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 8.8 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Younger 38 years vs 44 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Harder to hit 9.0 vs 8.8 Almost the same
Advantages for Cung Le
Significantly heavier hands 9.3 vs 8.5 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.5 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Bisping on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Le’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michael
Bisping
In 11:44, how much damage will he do? Bisping Le
Significant Strikes74
Bisping's excellent striking offense will dominate Le's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 106 Significant Strikes in 11:44
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Bisping's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Le's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 11:44
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bisping has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Bisping is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Bisping has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Le on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bisping’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Cung
Le
In 11:44, how much damage will he do? Le Bisping
Significant Strikes55
Le's excellent striking offense will dominate Bisping's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 106 Significant Strikes in 11:44
Excellent
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Le's below average takedown offense won't be a factor against Bisping's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 11:44
Below average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Le has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Le is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Le 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 Bisping 9.5
fighter Le 9.0
Great striking by Bisping
93 strikes Apr 27, 2013 vs Belcher
102 strikes Dec 03, 2011 vs Miller
50 strikes Feb 27, 2011 vs Rivera

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Bisping 8.3
fighter Le 7.6
Great takedowns by Bisping
3 takedowns Feb 27, 2011 vs Rivera
3 takedowns Nov 14, 2009 vs Kang
2 takedowns Jun 07, 2008 vs Day

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Bisping 8.5
fighter Le 9.3
Great knockouts by Le
Round 1 Nov 10, 2012 vs Franklin
Round 2 Jun 26, 2010 vs Smith
Round 3 Mar 29, 2008 vs Shamrock

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Bisping 8.3
fighter Le 8.5
Fast finishes by Le
137 seconds Nov 10, 2012 vs Franklin
406 seconds Jun 26, 2010 vs Smith
900 seconds Mar 29, 2008 vs Shamrock
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
August 23, 2014UFC Fight Night 48
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Bisping
legend Le
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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