UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Henderson vs Belfort

2,091

CageRank

WINNER
Belfort

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
68% chance Belfort
WILL WIN

2,220

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Vitor Belfort
Much harder to hit 9.8 vs 8.9 More than 10% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Fast finishes 10.0 vs 8.5 Around 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly heavier hands 10.0 vs 9.0 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 40 years vs 46 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission offense 6.9 vs 6.3 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better striker 9.2 vs 9.0 Almost the same
Advantages for Dan Henderson
Significantly stronger takedown offense 8.1 vs 7.5 Around 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Stronger jaw 9.9 vs 9.4 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 185 cm vs 183 cm Almost the same
Puts up a fight 9.8 vs 9.6 Almost the same
Belfort on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Henderson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Vitor
Belfort
In 9:21, how much damage will he do? Belfort Henderson
Significant Strikes52
Belfort's excellent striking offense will dominate Henderson's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 84 Significant Strikes in 9:21
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns0
Belfort's below average takedown offense won't be a factor against Henderson's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 9:21
Below average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Belfort has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Belfort is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Belfort is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Henderson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Belfort’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dan
Henderson
In 9:21, how much damage will he do? Henderson Belfort
Significant Strikes28
Henderson's excellent striking offense is matched by Belfort's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 84 Significant Strikes in 9:21
Excellent
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Henderson's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Belfort's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 9:21
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Henderson has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Henderson is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Henderson is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Belfort 9.2
fighter Henderson 9.0
Great striking by Belfort
12 strikes Nov 09, 2013 vs Henderson
18 strikes Jan 19, 2013 vs Bisping
6 strikes Jan 24, 2009 vs Lindland

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Belfort 7.6
fighter Henderson 8.1
Great takedowns by Henderson
1 takedown Nov 19, 2011 vs Rua
4 takedowns Jan 17, 2009 vs Franklin
3 takedowns Feb 24, 2007 vs Silva

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Belfort 10.0
fighter Henderson 9.0
Great knockouts by Belfort
Round 1 Nov 09, 2013 vs Henderson
Round 2 Jan 19, 2013 vs Bisping
Round 1 Sep 19, 2009 vs Franklin

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Belfort 6.9
fighter Henderson 6.3
Great submissions by Belfort
Round 1 Jan 14, 2012 vs Johnson
Round 1 Mar 25, 2001 vs Southworth
Round 1 Dec 21, 1997 vs Charles

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Belfort 10.0
fighter Henderson 8.5
Fast finishes by Belfort
77 seconds Nov 09, 2013 vs Henderson
387 seconds Jan 19, 2013 vs Bisping
182 seconds Sep 19, 2009 vs Franklin
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 7, 2015UFC Fight Night 77
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
XX
00
00
November 9, 2013UFC Fight Night 32
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
XR1 KO
2,1292,177
2,0862,220
October 21, 2006Pride 32
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
DECX
1,9941,840
2,0231,811
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Belfort
legend Henderson
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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I really want dan henderson to win, I mean who doesn't want a 45 year old ufc champioin. But for reals, belfort will dismantle this kid
I put 200,00 on joseph duffy beating him because he will then after my winnings I will put 500,000 thousand on Belfort beating hendo stupid bendo.
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