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

1,899

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
McGee

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
66% chance McGee
WILL WIN

1,784

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Court McGee
Much better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.5 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
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 8.1 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 8.8 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 9.1 vs 8.6 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Stronger jaw 9.1 vs 8.7 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Longer reach 192 cm vs 185 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Advantages for Dongi Yang
Much heavier hands 9.0 vs 7.1 More than 25% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.2 vs 7.4 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Harder to hit 8.5 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
McGee on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Yang’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Court
McGee
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? McGee Yang
Significant Strikes88
McGee's excellent striking offense will dominate Yang'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 Yang'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
Yang on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against McGee’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dongi
Yang
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Yang McGee
Significant Strikes79
Yang'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
Yang'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
Yang has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Yang is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Yang is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
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 Yang 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 Yang 8.5
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 Yang 9.0
Great knockouts by Yang
Round 2 Jun 29, 2013 vs Young Kim
Round 2 Mar 03, 2011 vs Kimmons
Round 2 Dec 14, 2008 vs Noji

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter McGee 7.4
fighter Yang 6.5
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 McGee 7.5
fighter Yang 8.3
Fast finishes by Yang
300 seconds Jun 29, 2013 vs Young Kim
587 seconds Mar 03, 2011 vs Kimmons
497 seconds Dec 14, 2008 vs Noji
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
September 17, 2011UFC Fight Night 25
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
R1 SUBX
1,9361,832
1,9711,796
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend McGee
legend Yang
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