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

1,943

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Wineland

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
51% chance Wineland
WILL WIN

1,937

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Eddie Wineland
Much heavier hands 8.5 vs 5.9 Around 45% better at knocking out good defenders
Better striker 8.6 vs 7.5 Around 15% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Taller 173 cm vs 168 cm Around 5% taller
Better takedown defense 9.1 vs 8.8 Around 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Longer reach 175 cm vs 173 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Rani Yahya
Much harder to hit 9.4 vs 8.3 Around 15% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Much better submission offense 8.4 vs 6.7 More than 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much stronger takedown offense 9.0 vs 7.7 More than 15% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Stronger jaw 8.7 vs 8.1 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.2 vs 8.6 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 8.0 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Wineland on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Yahya’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Eddie
Wineland
In 13:19, how much damage will he do? Wineland Yahya
Significant Strikes41
Wineland's average striking offense won't be a factor against Yahya's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 120 Significant Strikes in 13:19
Average
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Wineland's below average takedown offense won't be a factor against Yahya's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 7 Takedowns in 13:19
Below average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
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 has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Yahya on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Wineland’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rani
Yahya
In 13:19, how much damage will he do? Yahya Wineland
Significant Strikes41
Yahya's poor striking offense won't be a factor against Wineland's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 120 Significant Strikes in 13:19
Poor
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Yahya's good takedown offense won't be a factor against Wineland's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 7 Takedowns in 13:19
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Yahya is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Yahya has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Yahya 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 Wineland 8.6
fighter Yahya 7.5
Great striking by Wineland
54 strikes Jan 25, 2014 vs Jabouin
90 strikes Dec 29, 2012 vs Pickett
61 strikes Jun 08, 2012 vs Jorgensen

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Wineland 7.7
fighter Yahya 9.0
Great takedowns by Yahya
5 takedowns Mar 03, 2013 vs Hirota
3 takedowns Jan 22, 2011 vs Thomas Brown
1 takedown Aug 09, 2009 vs Hosman

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Wineland 8.5
fighter Yahya 5.9
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 Wineland 6.7
fighter Yahya 8.4
Great submissions by Yahya
Round 1 Aug 04, 2012 vs Grispi
Round 1 Aug 09, 2009 vs Hosman
Round 1 Nov 05, 2008 vs Maeda

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Wineland 8.0
fighter Yahya 8.3
Fast finishes by Yahya
128 seconds Aug 09, 2009 vs Hosman
67 seconds Apr 05, 2009 vs Wineland
210 seconds Nov 05, 2008 vs Maeda
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 5, 2009WEC 40
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR2 SUB
1,8371,849
1,7891,897
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Wineland
legend Yahya
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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