UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Pettis vs Miller

2,178

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Pettis

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
62% chance Pettis
WILL WIN

2,097

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Anthony Pettis
Much harder to hit 9.4 vs 8.7 Around 10% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Much heavier hands 8.3 vs 7.1 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 9.3 vs 8.7 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better striker 8.6 vs 8.4 Almost the same
Longer reach 184 cm vs 180 cm Almost the same
Taller 175 cm vs 173 cm Almost the same
Younger 30 years vs 33 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Jim Miller
Significantly better takedown defense 9.0 vs 8.4 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly stronger takedown offense 8.6 vs 8.0 Around 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Better submission offense 8.9 vs 8.4 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Pettis on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Miller’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anthony
Pettis
In 10:45, how much damage will he do? Pettis Miller
Significant Strikes47
Pettis's average striking offense is matched by Miller's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 97 Significant Strikes in 10:45
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Pettis's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Miller's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:45
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Pettis has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Pettis has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Pettis is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Miller on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Pettis’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jim
Miller
In 10:45, how much damage will he do? Miller Pettis
Significant Strikes27
Miller's average striking offense won't be a factor against Pettis's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 97 Significant Strikes in 10:45
Average
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Miller's average takedown offense is matched by Pettis's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:45
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Miller is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Miller has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Miller 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 Pettis 8.6
fighter Miller 8.4
Great striking by Pettis
9 strikes Aug 31, 2013 vs Henderson
18 strikes Jan 26, 2013 vs Cerrone
9 strikes Feb 26, 2012 vs Lauzon

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Pettis 8.0
fighter Miller 8.6
Great takedowns by Miller
1 takedown Jan 20, 2012 vs Guillard
1 takedown Dec 11, 2010 vs Oliveira
5 takedowns Oct 18, 2008 vs Baron

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Pettis 8.3
fighter Miller 7.1
Great knockouts by Pettis
Round 1 Jan 26, 2013 vs Cerrone
Round 1 Feb 26, 2012 vs Lauzon
Round 1 Mar 06, 2010 vs Castillo

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Pettis 8.4
fighter Miller 8.9
Great submissions by Miller
Round 1 Jan 20, 2012 vs Guillard
Round 1 Dec 11, 2010 vs Oliveira
Round 3 Oct 18, 2008 vs Baron

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Pettis 9.3
fighter Miller 8.7
Fast finishes by Pettis
271 seconds Aug 31, 2013 vs Henderson
155 seconds Jan 26, 2013 vs Cerrone
81 seconds Feb 26, 2012 vs Lauzon
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
July 8, 2017UFC 213
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Pettis
legend Miller
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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