UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Koscheck vs Woodley

1,979

CageRank

WINNER
Woodley

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
65% chance Woodley
WILL WIN

2,090

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Tyron Woodley
Better striker 8.9 vs 8.2 Around 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly fast finishes 8.9 vs 8.2 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier hands 8.5 vs 7.9 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 34 years vs 39 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Harder to hit 9.1 vs 9.0 Almost the same
Better submission offense 7.7 vs 7.5 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Longer reach 188 cm vs 185 cm Almost the same
Slightly stronger jaw 8.9 vs 8.7 Almost the same
Advantages for Josh Koscheck
Stronger takedown offense 8.9 vs 8.4 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Taller 178 cm vs 175 cm Almost the same
Better submission defense 9.2 vs 8.8 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Woodley on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Koscheck’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tyron
Woodley
In 10:59, how much damage will he do? Woodley Koscheck
Significant Strikes50
Woodley's good striking offense is matched by Koscheck's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 99 Significant Strikes in 10:59
Good
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Woodley's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Koscheck's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:59
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Woodley has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Woodley is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Woodley is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Koscheck on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Woodley’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Josh
Koscheck
In 10:59, how much damage will he do? Koscheck Woodley
Significant Strikes30
Koscheck's average striking offense won't be a factor against Woodley's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 99 Significant Strikes in 10:59
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Koscheck's good takedown offense won't be a factor against Woodley's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:59
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Koscheck is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Koscheck is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Koscheck has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Woodley 8.9
fighter Koscheck 8.2
Great striking by Woodley
22 strikes Nov 16, 2013 vs Koscheck
15 strikes Feb 02, 2013 vs Hieron
20 strikes Jul 30, 2011 vs Daley

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Woodley 8.4
fighter Koscheck 8.9
Great takedowns by Koscheck
2 takedowns Feb 04, 2012 vs Pierce
4 takedowns May 08, 2010 vs Daley
1 takedown Apr 07, 2007 vs Sanchez

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Woodley 8.5
fighter Koscheck 7.9
Great knockouts by Woodley
Round 1 Nov 16, 2013 vs Koscheck
Round 1 Feb 02, 2013 vs Hieron
Round 1 Oct 09, 2010 vs Galvao

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Woodley 7.7
fighter Koscheck 7.5
Great submissions by Woodley
Round 1 Nov 20, 2009 vs Bears
Round 2 Sep 25, 2009 vs Light
Round 1 Jun 06, 2009 vs Woods

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Woodley 8.9
fighter Koscheck 8.2
Fast finishes by Woodley
278 seconds Nov 16, 2013 vs Koscheck
36 seconds Feb 02, 2013 vs Hieron
172 seconds Nov 20, 2009 vs Bears
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 16, 2013UFC 167
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
DECX
2,0312,020
1,9792,072
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Woodley
legend Koscheck
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