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

1,716

CageRank

WINNER
Woodley

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
90% chance Woodley
WILL WIN

2,090

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Tyron Woodley
Fast finishes 8.9 vs 7.5 Around 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better striker 8.9 vs 8.2 Around 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Much harder to hit 9.1 vs 8.5 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Much heavier hands 8.5 vs 7.3 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly stronger jaw 8.9 vs 7.6 More than 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly better takedown defense 9.5 vs 8.7 Around 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Puts up a fight 9.3 vs 8.1 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Longer reach 188 cm vs 182 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Taller 175 cm vs 170 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission defense 8.8 vs 8.5 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Andre Galvao
From what we can tell, Tyron Woodley dominates Andre Galvao in every way.
Woodley on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Galvao’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tyron
Woodley
In 6:23, how much damage will he do? Woodley Galvao
Significant Strikes36
Woodley's good striking offense may be a factor against Galvao's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 57 Significant Strikes in 6:23
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Woodley's average takedown offense is matched by Galvao's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 6:23
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Woodley has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Woodley is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Woodley has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Galvao on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Woodley’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Andre
Galvao
In 6:23, how much damage will he do? Galvao Woodley
Significant Strikes17
Galvao's average striking offense won't be a factor against Woodley's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 57 Significant Strikes in 6:23
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns0
Galvao's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Woodley's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 6:23
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Galvao is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Galvao is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Galvao is unlikely to win by decision
Average
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 Galvao 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 Galvao 8.4
Great takedowns by Woodley
3 takedowns Jan 07, 2012 vs Mein
2 takedowns Jul 30, 2011 vs Daley
2 takedowns Nov 20, 2009 vs Bears

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Woodley 8.5
fighter Galvao 7.3
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 Galvao 7.8
Great submissions by Galvao
Round 1 Apr 05, 2009 vs Alessio
Round 1 Dec 14, 2008 vs Gomez
Round 2 Aug 30, 2008 vs Metcalf

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Woodley 8.9
fighter Galvao 7.5
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
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
XR1 SUB
1,7591,808
1,7161,851
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Woodley
legend Galvao
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