UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Sung Jung vs Edgar

1,905

CageRank

WINNER
Edgar

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
79% chance Edgar
WILL WIN

2,131

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Frankie Edgar
Much better takedown defense 9.2 vs 8.3 More than 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly stronger takedown offense 9.0 vs 8.1 More than 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Significantly better striker 9.1 vs 8.6 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly stronger jaw 9.2 vs 8.2 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 8.8 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 9.4 vs 8.7 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Heavier hands 7.7 vs 7.3 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Harder to hit 9.0 vs 8.8 Almost the same
Advantages for Chan Sung Jung
Fast finishes 8.6 vs 7.5 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission offense 8.5 vs 7.2 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
A lot taller 175 cm vs 168 cm Around 5% taller
Younger 31 years vs 37 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Edgar on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Sung Jung’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Frankie
Edgar
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Edgar Sung Jung
Significant Strikes80
Edgar's excellent striking offense will dominate Sung Jung's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Edgar's good takedown offense may be a factor against Sung Jung's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Edgar has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Edgar is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Edgar has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Sung Jung on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Edgar’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Chan
Sung Jung
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Sung Jung Edgar
Significant Strikes58
Sung Jung's good striking offense is matched by Edgar's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Sung Jung's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Edgar's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Sung Jung is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Sung Jung has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Sung Jung is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Edgar 9.1
fighter Sung Jung 8.6
Great striking by Edgar
61 strikes Oct 08, 2011 vs Maynard
61 strikes Apr 10, 2010 vs Penn
74 strikes May 23, 2009 vs Sherk

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Edgar 9.0
fighter Sung Jung 8.1
Great takedowns by Edgar
3 takedowns Aug 28, 2010 vs Penn
1 takedown Apr 10, 2010 vs Penn
1 takedown May 23, 2009 vs Sherk

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Edgar 7.7
fighter Sung Jung 7.3
Great knockouts by Edgar
Round 4 Oct 08, 2011 vs Maynard
Round 1 Jul 07, 2007 vs Bocek
Round 1 Jul 10, 2005 vs Uresk

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Edgar 7.2
fighter Sung Jung 8.5
Great submissions by Sung Jung
Round 4 May 15, 2012 vs Poirier
Round 2 Mar 26, 2011 vs Garcia
Round 2 Aug 02, 2009 vs Jaggers

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Edgar 7.5
fighter Sung Jung 8.6
Fast finishes by Sung Jung
967 seconds May 15, 2012 vs Poirier
7 seconds Dec 10, 2011 vs Hominick
599 seconds Mar 26, 2011 vs Garcia
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
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