UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - McGee vs Ring

1,899

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
McGee

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
61% chance McGee
WILL WIN

1,820

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Court McGee
Significantly better striker 9.0 vs 8.5 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
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
Younger 32 years vs 38 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 8.9 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 9.1 vs 8.7 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission defense 9.1 vs 8.7 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Heavier hands 7.1 vs 6.9 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Longer reach 192 cm vs 188 cm Almost the same
Better takedown defense 8.7 vs 8.5 Almost the same
Advantages for Nick Ring
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.4 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Harder to hit 8.4 vs 8.3 Almost the same
Better submission offense 7.6 vs 7.4 Almost the same
Taller 183 cm vs 180 cm Almost the same
McGee on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ring’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Court
McGee
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? McGee Ring
Significant Strikes91
McGee's excellent striking offense will dominate Ring's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
McGee's average takedown offense is matched by Ring'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
McGee is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
McGee is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
McGee has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Ring on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against McGee’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Nick
Ring
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Ring McGee
Significant Strikes79
Ring's average striking offense is matched by McGee's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Ring's average takedown offense won't be a factor against McGee's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ring is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Ring is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Ring 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 McGee 9.0
fighter Ring 8.5
Great striking by McGee
88 strikes Aug 28, 2013 vs Whittaker
166 strikes Feb 23, 2013 vs Neer
62 strikes Sep 17, 2011 vs Yang

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter McGee 8.5
fighter Ring 8.1
Great takedowns by McGee
1 takedown Aug 28, 2013 vs Whittaker
2 takedowns Feb 23, 2013 vs Neer
2 takedowns Sep 17, 2011 vs Yang

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter McGee 7.1
fighter Ring 6.9
Great knockouts by McGee
Round 1 Jul 18, 2009 vs Jarvis
Round 1 Mar 22, 2008 vs Maheau
Round 1 Feb 02, 2007 vs Denker

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter McGee 7.4
fighter Ring 7.6
Great submissions by Ring
Round 3 Jun 11, 2011 vs Head
Round 1 May 29, 2009 vs Gonzalez
Round 1 Feb 23, 2002 vs Mahood

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter McGee 7.5
fighter Ring 7.8
Fast finishes by Ring
813 seconds Jun 11, 2011 vs Head
39 seconds May 29, 2009 vs Gonzalez
22 seconds Feb 23, 2002 vs Mahood
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
July 21, 2012UFC 149
team
VS
team
XR3 DEC
DECX
1,9121,873
1,8561,929
team
VS
team
XR2 DEC
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend McGee
legend Ring
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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