UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Emelianenko vs Hunt

2,189

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Emelianenko

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
79% chance Emelianenko
WILL WIN

1,958

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Fedor Emelianenko
Fast finishes 9.5 vs 7.8 More than 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission offense 8.3 vs 6.6 Around 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much better submission defense 9.3 vs 7.9 Around 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly harder to hit 9.6 vs 9.0 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Better takedown defense 9.3 vs 8.8 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Better striker 9.0 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Taller 183 cm vs 178 cm Around 5% taller
Puts up a fight 9.3 vs 8.9 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Slightly younger 41 years vs 43 years Around 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Mark Hunt
Much heavier 261 lbs vs 222 lbs Around 20% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Stronger takedown offense 8.2 vs 8.0 Almost the same
Emelianenko on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hunt’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Fedor
Emelianenko
In 7:30, how much damage will he do? Emelianenko Hunt
Significant Strikes36
Emelianenko's excellent striking offense will dominate Hunt's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 67 Significant Strikes in 7:30
Excellent
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Emelianenko's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Hunt's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 7:30
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Emelianenko has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Emelianenko has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Emelianenko is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Hunt on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Emelianenko’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mark
Hunt
In 7:30, how much damage will he do? Hunt Emelianenko
Significant Strikes20
Hunt's good striking offense won't be a factor against Emelianenko's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 67 Significant Strikes in 7:30
Good
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Hunt's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Emelianenko's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 7:30
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hunt has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Hunt is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Hunt 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 Emelianenko 9.0
fighter Hunt 8.6
Great striking by Emelianenko
50 strikes Aug 28, 2005 vs Filipovic
65 strikes Dec 31, 2004 vs Nogueira
79 strikes Mar 16, 2003 vs Nogueira

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Emelianenko 8.0
fighter Hunt 8.2
Great takedowns by Hunt
1 takedown Mar 03, 2013 vs Struve
2 takedowns Sep 24, 2011 vs Rothwell
1 takedown May 05, 2006 vs Kosaka

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Emelianenko 8.5
fighter Hunt 8.6
Great knockouts by Hunt
Round 3 Mar 03, 2013 vs Struve
Round 1 Feb 26, 2012 vs Kongo
Round 2 Feb 27, 2011 vs Tuchscherer

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Emelianenko 8.3
fighter Hunt 6.6
Great submissions by Emelianenko
Round 1 Jul 19, 2008 vs Sylvia
Round 1 Apr 14, 2007 vs Lindland
Round 2 Oct 21, 2006 vs Coleman

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Emelianenko 9.5
fighter Hunt 7.8
Fast finishes by Emelianenko
194 seconds Jan 24, 2009 vs Arlovski
36 seconds Jul 19, 2008 vs Sylvia
178 seconds Apr 14, 2007 vs Lindland
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
December 31, 2006Pride FC - Shockwave 2006
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
R2 SUBX
2,2641,798
2,2711,792
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Emelianenko
legend Hunt
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