UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Tang vs Yan

1,682

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Tang

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
74% chance Tang
WILL WIN

1,502

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jin Tang
Much better submission defense 8.3 vs 6.9 More than 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Much stronger jaw 8.7 vs 7.4 More than 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.2 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 7.0 Around 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better submission offense 7.7 vs 7.1 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 173 cm vs 165 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier 130 lbs vs 114 lbs Around 15% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Xiaonan Yan
Significantly heavier hands 7.2 vs 6.7 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 29 years vs 33 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Tang on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Yan’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jin
Tang
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Tang is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Tang has a chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Tang is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Yan on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Tang’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Xiaonan
Yan
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Yan is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Yan is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Yan is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Tang 6.7
fighter Yan 7.2
Great knockouts by Yan
Round 1 Apr 16, 2016 vs Hee Lim
Round 1 Oct 30, 2015 vs Bai
Round 1 Nov 21, 2009 vs Tang

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Tang 7.7
fighter Yan 7.1
Great submissions by Tang
Round 1 Sep 29, 2013 vs Tarnavskaja
Round 1 Jun 06, 2013 vs Pylypchak
Round 1 Jun 18, 2011 vs Van Soest

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Tang 7.9
fighter Yan 7.2
Fast finishes by Tang
70 seconds Sep 29, 2013 vs Tarnavskaja
144 seconds Jun 06, 2013 vs Pylypchak
145 seconds Jun 18, 2011 vs Van Soest
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
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CageRank Before
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Tang
legend Yan
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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