UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Barboza vs King

2,053

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Barboza

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
90% chance Barboza
WILL WIN

1,667

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Edson Barboza
Much heavier hands 9.1 vs 7.5 Around 25% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better submission defense 8.4 vs 7.2 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly fast finishes 8.6 vs 8.0 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly younger 32 years vs 41 years More than 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Puts up a fight 8.6 vs 7.8 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Lee King
Taller 185 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission offense 6.9 vs 6.7 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger jaw 8.8 vs 8.6 Almost the same
Barboza on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against King’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Edson
Barboza
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Barboza has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Barboza is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Barboza is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
King on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Barboza’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Lee
King
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
King is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
King is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
King is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Barboza 9.1
fighter King 7.5
Great knockouts by Barboza
Round 2 Jul 06, 2013 vs Oliveira
Round 1 Jan 19, 2013 vs Martins
Round 3 Jan 14, 2012 vs Etim

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Barboza 6.7
fighter King 6.9
Great submissions by King
Round 1 Jun 16, 2012 vs Abadie
Round 2 Jan 09, 2009 vs Caracci
Round 1 Feb 15, 2003 vs Huffman

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Barboza 8.7
fighter King 8.0
Fast finishes by Barboza
404 seconds Jul 06, 2013 vs Oliveira
158 seconds Jan 19, 2013 vs Martins
722 seconds Jan 14, 2012 vs Etim
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 20, 2009RMMA - Renaissance MMA 15
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
XR2 KO
1,6241,672
1,6811,615
team
VS
team
R2 KOX
XR2 KO
1,5501,734
1,6241,659
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Barboza
legend King
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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