UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Henderson vs Huerta

2,280

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WINNER

WINNER
Henderson

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
95% chance Henderson
WILL WIN

1,771

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Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Benson Henderson
Much harder to hit 9.6 vs 8.8 Around 10% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly better submission offense 8.3 vs 7.3 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly stronger jaw 9.1 vs 8.0 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly better takedown defense 8.8 vs 8.2 Around 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly stronger takedown offense 8.7 vs 8.0 Around 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better striker 9.0 vs 8.8 Almost the same
Advantages for Roger Huerta
Significantly heavier hands 7.7 vs 6.8 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission defense 9.5 vs 9.1 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Henderson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Huerta’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Benson
Henderson
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Henderson Huerta
Significant Strikes78
Henderson's excellent striking offense will dominate Huerta's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Henderson's average takedown offense is matched by Huerta'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
Henderson is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Henderson has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Henderson has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Huerta on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Henderson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Roger
Huerta
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Huerta Henderson
Significant Strikes44
Huerta's good striking offense won't be a factor against Henderson's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Huerta's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Henderson's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Huerta is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Huerta is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Huerta is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Henderson 9.0
fighter Huerta 8.8
Great striking by Henderson
68 strikes Apr 20, 2013 vs Melendez
87 strikes Feb 26, 2012 vs Edgar
65 strikes Aug 14, 2011 vs Miller

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Henderson 8.7
fighter Huerta 8.1
Great takedowns by Henderson
1 takedown Feb 26, 2012 vs Edgar
2 takedowns Nov 12, 2011 vs Guida
7 takedowns Aug 14, 2011 vs Miller

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Henderson 6.8
fighter Huerta 7.7
Great knockouts by Huerta
Round 3 Aug 25, 2007 vs Crane
Round 1 Dec 03, 2004 vs Kotani
Round 3 Jun 18, 2004 vs Sarmiento

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Henderson 8.3
fighter Huerta 7.3
Great submissions by Henderson
Round 1 Apr 24, 2010 vs Cerrone
Round 3 Jan 10, 2010 vs Varner
Round 2 Jan 25, 2009 vs Njokuani

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Henderson 8.1
fighter Huerta 7.6
Fast finishes by Henderson
117 seconds Apr 24, 2010 vs Cerrone
761 seconds Jan 10, 2010 vs Varner
342 seconds Jan 25, 2009 vs Njokuani
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 6, 2018Bellator 196
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