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

1,948

CageRank

WINNER
Hunt

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
51% chance Hunt
WILL WIN

1,958

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Mark Hunt
Significantly heavier hands 8.6 vs 7.2 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.3 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Harder to hit 9.0 vs 8.8 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Advantages for Frank Mir
Much better submission offense 8.1 vs 6.6 More than 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much better submission defense 9.4 vs 7.9 More than 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Much taller 191 cm vs 178 cm More than 5% taller
Significantly longer reach 201 cm vs 188 cm More than 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Significantly better takedown defense 9.4 vs 8.8 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Fast finishes 8.4 vs 7.8 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Younger 38 years vs 43 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Hunt on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Mir’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mark
Hunt
In 13:20, how much damage will he do? Hunt Mir
Significant Strikes59
Hunt's good striking offense may be a factor against Mir's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 120 Significant Strikes in 13:20
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Hunt's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Mir's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 7 Takedowns in 13:20
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hunt has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Hunt is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Hunt is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Mir on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hunt’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Frank
Mir
In 13:20, how much damage will he do? Mir Hunt
Significant Strikes52
Mir's good striking offense is matched by Hunt's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 120 Significant Strikes in 13:20
Good
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Mir's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Hunt's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 7 Takedowns in 13:20
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Mir is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Mir has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Mir is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Hunt 8.6
fighter Mir 8.7
Great striking by Mir
6 strikes Dec 10, 2011 vs Nogueira
37 strikes Dec 27, 2008 vs Nogueira
3 strikes Jun 19, 2004 vs Sylvia

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Hunt 8.2
fighter Mir 8.1
Great takedowns by Hunt
1 takedown Mar 03, 2013 vs Struve
2 takedowns Sep 24, 2011 vs Rothwell
1 takedown May 05, 2006 vs Kosaka

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Hunt 8.6
fighter Mir 7.2
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 Hunt 6.6
fighter Mir 8.1
Great submissions by Mir
Round 1 Dec 10, 2011 vs Nogueira
Round 1 Dec 12, 2009 vs Kongo
Round 1 Jun 19, 2004 vs Sylvia

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Hunt 7.8
fighter Mir 8.4
Fast finishes by Mir
218 seconds Dec 10, 2011 vs Nogueira
414 seconds Dec 27, 2008 vs Nogueira
50 seconds Jun 19, 2004 vs Sylvia
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 19, 2016UFC Fight Night 85
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Hunt
legend Mir
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