UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Tuchscherer vs Hunt

1,829

CageRank

WINNER
Hunt

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
68% chance Hunt
WILL WIN

1,958

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Mark Hunt
Much harder to hit 9.0 vs 8.2 More than 10% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly better striker 8.6 vs 7.9 Around 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.0 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly heavier hands 8.6 vs 7.6 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 8.9 vs 8.4 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Slightly heavier 264 lbs vs 259 lbs Almost the same
Advantages for Chris Tuchscherer
Significantly better submission defense 9.1 vs 7.9 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
A lot taller 188 cm vs 178 cm More than 5% taller
Longer reach 193 cm vs 188 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Better submission offense 7.0 vs 6.6 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger takedown offense 8.4 vs 8.2 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Slightly younger 42 years vs 44 years Around 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Hunt on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Tuchscherer’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mark
Hunt
In 11:55, how much damage will he do? Hunt Tuchscherer
Significant Strikes69
Hunt's good striking offense may be a factor against Tuchscherer's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 107 Significant Strikes in 11:55
Good
Striking
vs
Below average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Hunt's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Tuchscherer's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 7 Takedowns in 11:55
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hunt has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Hunt is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Hunt is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Tuchscherer on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hunt’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Chris
Tuchscherer
In 11:55, how much damage will he do? Tuchscherer Hunt
Significant Strikes29
Tuchscherer's below average striking offense won't be a factor against Hunt's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 107 Significant Strikes in 11:55
Below average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Tuchscherer's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Hunt's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 7 Takedowns in 11:55
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Tuchscherer is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Tuchscherer has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Tuchscherer 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 Hunt 8.6
fighter Tuchscherer 8.0
Great striking by Hunt
47 strikes Mar 03, 2013 vs Struve
50 strikes Dec 31, 2005 vs Filipovic
76 strikes Dec 31, 2004 vs Silva

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Hunt 8.2
fighter Tuchscherer 8.4
Great takedowns by Tuchscherer
1 takedown Feb 06, 2010 vs Hague

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Hunt 8.6
fighter Tuchscherer 7.7
Great knockouts by Hunt
Round 3 Mar 03, 2013 vs Struve
Round 1 Feb 26, 2012 vs Kongo
Round 2 Feb 27, 2011 vs Tuchscherer

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Hunt 6.6
fighter Tuchscherer 7.0
Great submissions by Tuchscherer
Round 1 Jul 19, 2008 vs Mendoza
Round 1 Jun 30, 2005 vs Lafromboise
Round 2 Apr 23, 2005 vs Knothe

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Hunt 7.8
fighter Tuchscherer 7.9
Fast finishes by Tuchscherer
139 seconds Apr 11, 2009 vs Klair
1183 seconds Mar 21, 2009 vs Lee Hinkle
104 seconds Jun 30, 2005 vs Lafromboise
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
February 27, 2011UFC 127
team
VS
team
XR2 KO
R2 SUBX
1,9091,676
1,8291,756
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