UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Burkman vs Carl

2,084

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Burkman

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
55% chance Burkman
WILL WIN

2,047

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Josh Burkman
Much heavier hands 7.9 vs 6.5 More than 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Stronger jaw 9.6 vs 9.0 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 9.1 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Steve Carl
Much better submission offense 9.5 vs 7.7 Around 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly fast finishes 9.1 vs 8.7 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Taller 183 cm vs 178 cm Around 5% taller
Younger 32 years vs 36 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Heavier 169 lbs vs 155 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Better submission defense 8.8 vs 8.6 Almost the same
Burkman on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Carl’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Josh
Burkman
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Burkman is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Burkman is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Burkman is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Carl on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Burkman’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Steve
Carl
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Carl is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Carl has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Carl is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Burkman 7.9
fighter Carl 6.5
Great knockouts by Burkman
Round 1 Mar 23, 2013 vs Simpson
Round 1 Nov 20, 2009 vs Melendez
Round 1 Nov 05, 2005 vs Morgan

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Burkman 7.7
fighter Carl 9.5
Great submissions by Carl
Round 4 Oct 26, 2013 vs Burkman
Round 1 Aug 11, 2012 vs Trace
Round 1 Aug 26, 2010 vs Stinson

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Burkman 8.7
fighter Carl 9.2
Fast finishes by Carl
962 seconds Oct 26, 2013 vs Burkman
55 seconds Aug 11, 2012 vs Trace
150 seconds Aug 26, 2010 vs Stinson
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
October 26, 2013WSOF 6
team
VS
team
XR4 SUB
DECX
2,0932,049
2,0372,105
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Burkman
legend Carl
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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