UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Green vs Means

2,156

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Green

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
76% chance Green
WILL WIN

1,953

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Bobby Green
Much better submission offense 8.0 vs 6.4 Around 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly stronger takedown offense 8.5 vs 7.9 Around 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Better submission defense 9.0 vs 8.6 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better takedown defense 8.4 vs 8.2 Almost the same
Puts up a fight 9.2 vs 9.1 Almost the same
Slightly younger 31 years vs 33 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Tim Means
Much heavier hands 8.8 vs 7.7 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly fast finishes 8.6 vs 8.0 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
A lot taller 188 cm vs 178 cm More than 5% taller
Harder to hit 8.6 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Longer reach 191 cm vs 185 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Heavier 169 lbs vs 155 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Stronger jaw 9.2 vs 9.0 Almost the same
Green on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Means’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Bobby
Green
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Green Means
Significant Strikes77
Green's good striking offense may be a factor against Means's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Green's average takedown offense is matched by Means'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
Green is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Green has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Green has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Means on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Green’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tim
Means
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Means Green
Significant Strikes85
Means's good striking offense may be a factor against Green's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Means's below average takedown offense won't be a factor against Green's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Below average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Means has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Means is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Means 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 Green 8.8
fighter Means 8.8
Great striking by Means
26 strikes Jun 08, 2012 vs Salas
83 strikes Feb 15, 2012 vs Magalhaes

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Green 8.5
fighter Means 7.9
Great takedowns by Green
3 takedowns Dec 14, 2013 vs Healy
1 takedown Feb 02, 2013 vs Volkmann
2 takedowns Aug 18, 2012 vs Ricehouse

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Green 7.7
fighter Means 8.8
Great knockouts by Means
Round 1 Sep 13, 2013 vs Spratt
Round 1 Jun 08, 2012 vs Salas
Round 2 Oct 07, 2010 vs Green

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Green 8.0
fighter Means 6.4
Great submissions by Green
Round 3 Feb 02, 2013 vs Volkmann
Round 3 Nov 18, 2011 vs Reese
Round 2 Aug 13, 2010 vs Cruickshank

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Green 8.0
fighter Means 8.6
Fast finishes by Means
144 seconds Sep 13, 2013 vs Spratt
66 seconds Jun 08, 2012 vs Salas
600 seconds Oct 07, 2010 vs Green
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
October 7, 2010KOTC - Inferno
team
VS
team
XR2 KO
R2 SUBX
1,8881,704
1,8141,778
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Green
legend Means
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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