UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Sanchez vs Jury

2,047

CageRank

WINNER
Jury

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
55% chance Jury
WILL WIN

2,085

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Myles Jury
Fast finishes 8.7 vs 7.7 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly harder to hit 9.0 vs 8.5 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly heavier hands 7.9 vs 7.3 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission offense 7.6 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Younger 29 years vs 35 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Stronger takedown offense 8.8 vs 8.5 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Taller 180 cm vs 178 cm Almost the same
Slightly longer reach 185 cm vs 183 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Diego Sanchez
Significantly better takedown defense 9.2 vs 8.3 More than 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly better striker 8.7 vs 8.2 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Puts up a fight 9.9 vs 9.1 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better submission defense 9.5 vs 8.9 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Stronger jaw 9.3 vs 9.0 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier 155 lbs vs 144 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Jury on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Sanchez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Myles
Jury
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Jury Sanchez
Significant Strikes60
Jury's average striking offense is matched by Sanchez's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Jury's good takedown offense won't be a factor against Sanchez's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Jury is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Jury is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Jury has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Sanchez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Jury’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Diego
Sanchez
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Sanchez Jury
Significant Strikes62
Sanchez's good striking offense is matched by Jury's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Sanchez's average takedown offense is matched by Jury's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Sanchez is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Sanchez is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Sanchez 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 Jury 8.2
fighter Sanchez 8.7
Great striking by Sanchez
65 strikes Mar 03, 2013 vs Gomi
51 strikes Mar 03, 2011 vs Kampmann
66 strikes Aug 17, 2006 vs Parisyan

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Jury 8.8
fighter Sanchez 8.5
Great takedowns by Jury
4 takedowns Sep 21, 2013 vs Ricci
2 takedowns Apr 20, 2013 vs Nijem
3 takedowns Dec 29, 2012 vs Johnson

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Jury 7.9
fighter Sanchez 7.3
Great knockouts by Jury
Round 2 Apr 20, 2013 vs Nijem
Round 1 Feb 15, 2008 vs Johnson
Round 1 Jun 15, 2007 vs Robert Martin

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Jury 7.6
fighter Sanchez 7.3
Great submissions by Jury
Round 1 Jun 01, 2012 vs Saunders
Round 1 Sep 17, 2010 vs Oropeza
Round 1 Nov 26, 2008 vs Ajian

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Jury 8.7
fighter Sanchez 7.7
Fast finishes by Jury
362 seconds Apr 20, 2013 vs Nijem
243 seconds Jun 01, 2012 vs Saunders
49 seconds Nov 26, 2008 vs Ajian
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 15, 2014UFC 171
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Jury
legend Sanchez
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