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CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Masvidal vs Healy

2,125

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Masvidal

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
85% chance Masvidal
WILL WIN

1,820

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jorge Masvidal
Much stronger jaw 9.5 vs 8.4 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.8 vs 8.7 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better takedown defense 8.5 vs 7.9 Around 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly better striker 8.8 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Harder to hit 8.8 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Better submission offense 6.9 vs 6.6 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 7.6 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier 169 lbs vs 155 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Ryan Healy
Taller 185 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission defense 9.5 vs 9.2 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Masvidal on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Healy’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jorge
Masvidal
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Masvidal Healy
Significant Strikes79
Masvidal's good striking offense may be a factor against Healy's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns5
Masvidal's good takedown offense may be a factor against Healy'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
Masvidal is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Masvidal is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Masvidal has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Healy on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Masvidal’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ryan
Healy
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Healy Masvidal
Significant Strikes56
Healy's average striking offense is matched by Masvidal's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Healy's average takedown offense is matched by Masvidal's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Healy is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Healy is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Healy 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 Masvidal 8.8
fighter Healy 8.3
Great striking by Masvidal
50 strikes Apr 20, 2013 vs Means
82 strikes Jul 14, 2012 vs Wilcox
56 strikes Mar 05, 2011 vs Evangelista

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Masvidal 8.7
fighter Healy 8.7
Great takedowns by Masvidal
6 takedowns Apr 20, 2013 vs Means
7 takedowns Jun 18, 2011 vs Noons
3 takedowns Mar 05, 2011 vs Evangelista

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Masvidal 7.5
fighter Healy 7.4
Great knockouts by Masvidal
Round 2 Nov 07, 2009 vs Kitaoka
Round 1 Apr 03, 2009 vs Agallar
Round 1 Sep 28, 2008 vs Schultz

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Masvidal 6.9
fighter Healy 6.6
Great submissions by Masvidal
Round 2 Jul 27, 2013 vs Chiesa
Round 3 Jun 19, 2009 vs Reynolds

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Masvidal 7.6
fighter Healy 7.3
Fast finishes by Masvidal
503 seconds Nov 07, 2009 vs Kitaoka
79 seconds Apr 03, 2009 vs Agallar
117 seconds Sep 28, 2008 vs Schultz
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
R2 KOX
1,9651,770
1,9901,745
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Masvidal
legend Healy
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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