UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Maynard vs Grant

2,005

CageRank

WINNER
Grant

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
68% chance Grant
WILL WIN

2,138

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for T.J. Grant
Much better submission offense 8.2 vs 6.5 More than 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much stronger jaw 9.2 vs 7.4 More than 25% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.3 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better striker 9.1 vs 8.5 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 8.4 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly heavier hands 7.7 vs 7.2 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 33 years vs 38 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taller 178 cm vs 173 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier 155 lbs vs 144 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Gray Maynard
Much better takedown defense 9.6 vs 8.6 More than 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Stronger takedown offense 8.5 vs 8.1 More than 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Harder to hit 8.5 vs 8.3 Almost the same
Better submission defense 9.3 vs 9.1 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Grant on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Maynard’s defensive skills
Predictions For
T.J.
Grant
In 10:01, how much damage will he do? Grant Maynard
Significant Strikes62
Grant's excellent striking offense will dominate Maynard's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 90 Significant Strikes in 10:01
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Grant's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Maynard's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:01
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Grant has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Grant has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Grant is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Maynard on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Grant’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Gray
Maynard
In 10:01, how much damage will he do? Maynard Grant
Significant Strikes53
Maynard's average striking offense is matched by Grant's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 90 Significant Strikes in 10:01
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Maynard's average takedown offense is matched by Grant's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:01
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Maynard is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Maynard is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Maynard has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Grant 9.1
fighter Maynard 8.5
Great striking by Grant
26 strikes May 25, 2013 vs Maynard
54 strikes Jan 26, 2013 vs Wiman
164 strikes Sep 22, 2012 vs Dunham

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Grant 8.1
fighter Maynard 8.5
Great takedowns by Maynard
1 takedown Jun 22, 2012 vs Guida
5 takedowns Aug 28, 2010 vs Florian
5 takedowns Oct 25, 2008 vs Clementi

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Grant 7.7
fighter Maynard 7.2
Great knockouts by Grant
Round 1 May 25, 2013 vs Maynard
Round 1 Jan 26, 2013 vs Wiman
Round 1 Dec 12, 2009 vs Burns

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Grant 8.2
fighter Maynard 6.5
Great submissions by Grant
Round 3 Oct 01, 2011 vs Roller
Round 2 Oct 03, 2008 vs Petz
Round 3 Jun 21, 2008 vs Reiner

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Grant 8.3
fighter Maynard 7.3
Fast finishes by Grant
127 seconds May 25, 2013 vs Maynard
291 seconds Jan 26, 2013 vs Wiman
732 seconds Oct 01, 2011 vs Roller
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
May 25, 2013UFC 160
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
DECX
2,1202,082
2,0652,138
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Grant
legend Maynard
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