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

2,192

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Werdum

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
79% chance Werdum
WILL WIN

1,958

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Fabricio Werdum
Much better submission offense 8.5 vs 6.6 Around 30% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much taller 193 cm vs 178 cm Around 10% taller
Much better submission defense 9.4 vs 7.9 More than 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Fast finishes 9.0 vs 7.8 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 10.0 vs 8.9 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better takedown defense 9.5 vs 8.8 Around 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly better striker 9.1 vs 8.6 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Longer reach 196 cm vs 188 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Stronger takedown offense 8.6 vs 8.2 More than 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Stronger jaw 9.5 vs 9.0 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Harder to hit 9.2 vs 9.0 Almost the same
Younger 40 years vs 43 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Mark Hunt
Heavier 261 lbs vs 242 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Heavier hands 8.6 vs 7.9 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Werdum on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hunt’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Fabricio
Werdum
In 9:34, how much damage will he do? Werdum Hunt
Significant Strikes47
Werdum's excellent striking offense will dominate Hunt's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 86 Significant Strikes in 9:34
Excellent
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Werdum's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Hunt's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 9:34
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Werdum is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Werdum has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Werdum is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Hunt on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Werdum’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mark
Hunt
In 9:34, how much damage will he do? Hunt Werdum
Significant Strikes32
Hunt's good striking offense won't be a factor against Werdum's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 86 Significant Strikes in 9:34
Good
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Hunt's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Werdum's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 9:34
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 has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Werdum 9.1
fighter Hunt 8.6
Great striking by Werdum
32 strikes Jun 08, 2013 vs Nogueira
31 strikes Jun 23, 2012 vs Russow
1 strike Jun 26, 2010 vs Emelianenko

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Werdum 8.6
fighter Hunt 8.2
Great takedowns by Werdum
1 takedown Jun 08, 2013 vs Nogueira
3 takedowns Nov 07, 2009 vs Silva
1 takedown May 05, 2006 vs Overeem

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Werdum 7.9
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 Werdum 8.5
fighter Hunt 6.6
Great submissions by Werdum
Round 2 Jun 08, 2013 vs Nogueira
Round 1 Jun 26, 2010 vs Emelianenko
Round 2 May 05, 2006 vs Overeem

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Werdum 9.0
fighter Hunt 7.8
Fast finishes by Werdum
461 seconds Jun 08, 2013 vs Nogueira
148 seconds Jun 23, 2012 vs Russow
69 seconds Jun 26, 2010 vs Emelianenko
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 15, 2014UFC 180
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Werdum
legend Hunt
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