UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Edgar vs McCabe

2,131

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Edgar

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
98% chance Edgar
WILL WIN

1,407

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Frankie Edgar
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 6.6 More than 45% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission defense 9.4 vs 6.8 Around 40% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Much better submission offense 7.2 vs 5.6 More than 30% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much stronger jaw 9.2 vs 7.9 More than 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly fast finishes 7.5 vs 6.7 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier hands 7.7 vs 7.5 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 35 years vs 38 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Steve McCabe
Much heavier 150 lbs vs 144 lbs Around 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Taller 173 cm vs 168 cm Around 5% taller
Edgar on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against McCabe’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Frankie
Edgar
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Edgar has a chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Edgar has a chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Below average
Resistance
Decision
Edgar has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
McCabe on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Edgar’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Steve
McCabe
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
McCabe is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
McCabe is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
McCabe is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Edgar 7.7
fighter McCabe 7.5
Great knockouts by Edgar
Round 4 Oct 08, 2011 vs Maynard
Round 1 Jul 07, 2007 vs Bocek
Round 1 Jul 10, 2005 vs Uresk

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Edgar 7.2
fighter McCabe 5.6
Great submissions by Edgar
Round 2 Dec 05, 2009 vs Veach
Round 1 Apr 14, 2006 vs McCabe
Round 1 Dec 10, 2005 vs Isip

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Edgar 7.5
fighter McCabe 6.7
Fast finishes by Edgar
1134 seconds Oct 08, 2011 vs Maynard
442 seconds Dec 05, 2009 vs Veach
295 seconds Jul 07, 2007 vs Bocek
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 14, 2006ROC 10
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
R2 SUBX
1,6341,504
1,6661,471
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Edgar
legend McCabe
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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