UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Wineland vs Benavidez

1,943

CageRank

WINNER
Benavidez

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
69% chance Benavidez
WILL WIN

2,082

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Joseph Benavidez
Much better submission offense 8.1 vs 6.7 More than 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly fast finishes 8.6 vs 8.0 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly harder to hit 8.8 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Stronger jaw 8.5 vs 8.1 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better striker 8.8 vs 8.6 Almost the same
Puts up a fight 8.9 vs 8.6 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better takedown defense 9.4 vs 9.1 Almost the same
Advantages for Eddie Wineland
Significantly longer reach 175 cm vs 163 cm Around 10% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Significantly heavier hands 8.5 vs 8.1 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 173 cm vs 163 cm More than 5% taller
Slightly heavier 134 lbs vs 125 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Benavidez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Wineland’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Joseph
Benavidez
In 9:53, how much damage will he do? Benavidez Wineland
Significant Strikes58
Benavidez's good striking offense may be a factor against Wineland's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 89 Significant Strikes in 9:53
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Benavidez's below average takedown offense won't be a factor against Wineland's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 9:53
Below average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Benavidez has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Benavidez has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Benavidez is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Wineland on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Benavidez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Eddie
Wineland
In 9:53, how much damage will he do? Wineland Benavidez
Significant Strikes42
Wineland's average striking offense is matched by Benavidez's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 89 Significant Strikes in 9:53
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns0
Wineland's below average takedown offense won't be a factor against Benavidez's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 9:53
Below average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Wineland has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Wineland is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Wineland 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 Benavidez 8.8
fighter Wineland 8.6
Great striking by Benavidez
20 strikes Sep 04, 2013 vs da Silva
17 strikes Nov 11, 2010 vs Fabiano
15 strikes Mar 06, 2010 vs Torres

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Benavidez 7.8
fighter Wineland 7.7
Great takedowns by Benavidez
1 takedown Mar 03, 2012 vs Urushitani
5 takedowns Mar 19, 2011 vs Loveland
2 takedowns Mar 06, 2010 vs Torres

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Benavidez 8.1
fighter Wineland 8.5
Great knockouts by Wineland
Round 2 Jan 25, 2014 vs Jabouin
Round 2 Jun 08, 2012 vs Jorgensen
Round 1 May 05, 2006 vs Banuelos

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Benavidez 8.1
fighter Wineland 6.7
Great submissions by Benavidez
Round 2 Nov 11, 2010 vs Fabiano
Round 2 Mar 06, 2010 vs Torres
Round 2 Jan 17, 2008 vs Georgianna

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Benavidez 8.6
fighter Wineland 8.0
Fast finishes by Benavidez
465 seconds Nov 11, 2010 vs Fabiano
477 seconds Mar 06, 2010 vs Torres
95 seconds Dec 19, 2009 vs Yahya
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR3 DEC
XR1 SUB
1,9052,036
1,8732,068
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Benavidez
legend Wineland
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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