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CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Natal vs Hall

1,906

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WINNER

WINNER
Natal

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
64% chance Natal
WILL WIN

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Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rafael Natal
Much better takedown defense 9.1 vs 8.1 More than 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly harder to hit 9.1 vs 8.6 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly better submission defense 9.4 vs 8.5 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better submission offense 7.6 vs 7.1 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better striker 8.8 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Advantages for Uriah Hall
Significantly heavier hands 7.8 vs 6.8 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly longer reach 202 cm vs 193 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Stronger jaw 8.7 vs 7.9 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier 186 lbs vs 184 lbs Almost the same
Slightly younger 33 years vs 35 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Natal on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hall’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rafael
Natal
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Natal Hall
Significant Strikes77
Natal's good striking offense may be a factor against Hall's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Natal's average takedown offense is matched by Hall'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
Natal is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Natal is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Natal has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Hall on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Natal’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Uriah
Hall
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Hall Natal
Significant Strikes50
Hall's average striking offense won't be a factor against Natal's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Hall's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Natal'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
Hall has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Hall is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Hall 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 Natal 8.8
fighter Hall 8.5
Great striking by Natal
39 strikes Sep 04, 2013 vs Troeng
64 strikes Jan 26, 2013 vs Spencer
43 strikes Aug 06, 2011 vs Bradley

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Natal 8.3
fighter Hall 8.2
Great takedowns by Natal
4 takedowns Jan 26, 2013 vs Spencer
6 takedowns Feb 04, 2012 vs Kuiper

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Natal 6.8
fighter Hall 7.9
Great knockouts by Hall
Round 1 Dec 28, 2013 vs Leben
Round 3 Apr 08, 2011 vs La N Sang
Round 3 Nov 20, 2009 vs Whitesel

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Natal 7.6
fighter Hall 7.1
Great submissions by Natal
Round 3 Jan 26, 2013 vs Spencer
Round 2 Apr 17, 2009 vs Cruz
Round 1 Nov 28, 2008 vs Kirk

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Natal 7.5
fighter Hall 7.6
Fast finishes by Hall
300 seconds Dec 28, 2013 vs Leben
697 seconds Apr 08, 2011 vs La N Sang
161 seconds Jun 11, 2010 vs Carroll
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
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May 23, 2015UFC 187
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