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

1,899

CageRank

WINNER
LaFlare

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
66% chance LaFlare
WILL WIN

2,017

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Ryan LaFlare
Significantly harder to hit 8.8 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly stronger takedown offense 9.0 vs 8.5 More than 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Heavier hands 7.7 vs 7.1 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 185 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.4 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Advantages for Court McGee
Significantly better striker 9.0 vs 8.5 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly better takedown defense 8.7 vs 8.2 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly better submission defense 9.1 vs 8.2 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 8.5 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 9.1 vs 8.6 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Longer reach 192 cm vs 188 cm Almost the same
LaFlare on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against McGee’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ryan
LaFlare
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? LaFlare McGee
Significant Strikes80
LaFlare'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
Takedowns3
LaFlare's good takedown offense is matched by McGee's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
LaFlare is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
LaFlare is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
LaFlare has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
McGee on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against LaFlare’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Court
McGee
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? McGee LaFlare
Significant Strikes80
McGee's excellent striking offense will dominate LaFlare's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
McGee's average takedown offense is matched by LaFlare'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
Good
Resistance
Decision
McGee is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter LaFlare 8.6
fighter McGee 9.0
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 LaFlare 9.1
fighter McGee 8.5
Great takedowns by LaFlare
4 takedowns Dec 14, 2013 vs McGee
5 takedowns Nov 09, 2013 vs Ponzinibbio
6 takedowns Apr 06, 2013 vs Alloway

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter LaFlare 7.7
fighter McGee 7.1
Great knockouts by LaFlare
Round 1 Jun 11, 2010 vs Medrano
Round 2 Feb 19, 2010 vs Haskins
Round 1 Nov 20, 2009 vs Berrocal

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter LaFlare 7.4
fighter McGee 7.4
Great submissions by McGee
Round 3 Oct 23, 2010 vs Jensen
Round 2 Jun 19, 2010 vs McCray
Round 3 Jun 16, 2007 vs Johnson

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter LaFlare 7.9
fighter McGee 7.5
Fast finishes by LaFlare
721 seconds Jan 24, 2013 vs Osborne
247 seconds Jun 11, 2010 vs Medrano
396 seconds Feb 19, 2010 vs Haskins
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
December 14, 2013UFC on Fox 9
team
VS
team
XR3 DEC
DECX
1,9561,907
1,8991,964
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend LaFlare
legend McGee
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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