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

1,905

CageRank

WINNER
McGregor

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
68% chance McGregor
WILL WIN

2,038

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Conor McGregor
Much heavier hands 9.4 vs 7.3 Around 30% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly fast finishes 9.2 vs 8.6 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly stronger jaw 8.8 vs 8.2 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Stronger takedown offense 8.5 vs 8.1 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Heavier 155 lbs vs 144 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Chan Sung Jung
Much better submission offense 8.5 vs 6.4 More than 30% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Harder to hit 8.8 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Slightly taller 175 cm vs 173 cm Almost the same
McGregor on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Sung Jung’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Conor
McGregor
In 8:43, how much damage will he do? McGregor Sung Jung
Significant Strikes38
McGregor's good striking offense may be a factor against Sung Jung's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 78 Significant Strikes in 8:43
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
McGregor's average takedown offense is matched by Sung Jung's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 8:43
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
McGregor has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
McGregor is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
McGregor is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Sung Jung on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against McGregor’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Chan
Sung Jung
In 8:43, how much damage will he do? Sung Jung McGregor
Significant Strikes45
Sung Jung's good striking offense may be a factor against McGregor's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 78 Significant Strikes in 8:43
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Sung Jung's average takedown offense is matched by McGregor's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 8:43
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
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
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter McGregor 8.6
fighter Sung Jung 8.6
Great striking by McGregor
53 strikes Aug 17, 2013 vs Holloway
21 strikes Apr 06, 2013 vs Brimage

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter McGregor 8.5
fighter Sung Jung 8.1
Great takedowns by McGregor
4 takedowns Aug 17, 2013 vs Holloway

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter McGregor 9.4
fighter Sung Jung 7.3
Great knockouts by McGregor
Round 1 Apr 06, 2013 vs Brimage
Round 1 Dec 31, 2012 vs Buchinger
Round 1 Feb 18, 2012 vs O'Keefe

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter McGregor 6.5
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 McGregor 9.2
fighter Sung Jung 8.6
Fast finishes by McGregor
67 seconds Apr 06, 2013 vs Brimage
220 seconds Dec 31, 2012 vs Buchinger
93 seconds Feb 18, 2012 vs O'Keefe
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend McGregor
legend Sung Jung
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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