UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Brunson vs Adesanya

1,862

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Brunson

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
85% chance Brunson
WILL WIN

1,565

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Derek Brunson
Significantly better submission defense 8.8 vs 7.6 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 7.6 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Fast finishes 8.4 vs 7.8 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission offense 7.6 vs 7.0 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger jaw 8.1 vs 7.5 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier 186 lbs vs 184 lbs Almost the same
Advantages for Israel Adesanya
Taller 193 cm vs 185 cm Around 5% taller
Younger 29 years vs 34 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Brunson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Adesanya’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Derek
Brunson
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Brunson has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Brunson has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Brunson has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Adesanya on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Brunson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Israel
Adesanya
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Adesanya is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Adesanya is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Adesanya 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 Brunson 7.6
fighter Adesanya 7.6
Great knockouts by Brunson
Round 1 Jan 22, 2011 vs Babcock
Round 1 Jun 26, 2010 vs McNally
Round 1 Feb 27, 2010 vs Tavares

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Brunson 7.6
fighter Adesanya 7.0
Great submissions by Brunson
Round 1 Nov 06, 2013 vs Houston
Round 1 Jul 30, 2011 vs Sayers
Round 1 May 22, 2010 vs Bryant

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Brunson 8.4
fighter Adesanya 7.8
Fast finishes by Brunson
48 seconds Nov 06, 2013 vs Houston
273 seconds Jul 30, 2011 vs Sayers
102 seconds Jun 26, 2010 vs McNally
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Brunson
legend Adesanya
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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