UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Masvidal vs Healy

2,125

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WINNER

WINNER
Masvidal

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
76% chance Masvidal
WILL WIN

1,925

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jorge Masvidal
Much heavier hands 7.5 vs 6.6 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better striker 8.8 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Fast finishes 7.6 vs 7.4 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Harder to hit 8.8 vs 8.6 Almost the same
Heavier 169 lbs vs 155 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Slightly younger 33 years vs 35 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Slightly taller 180 cm vs 178 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Pat Healy
Much better submission offense 7.8 vs 6.9 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Slightly longer reach 188 cm vs 185 cm Almost the same
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 Strikes76
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
Takedowns3
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
Pat
Healy
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Healy Masvidal
Significant Strikes58
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 good takedown offense may be a factor against Masvidal'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
Healy is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Healy is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Healy is unlikely to win by decision
Good
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 8.4
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 8.8
Great takedowns by Healy
4 takedowns Jul 14, 2012 vs Hirota
3 takedowns Aug 12, 2011 vs Wisely
1 takedown Feb 18, 2011 vs Beerbohm

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Masvidal 7.5
fighter Healy 6.6
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 7.8
Great submissions by Healy
Round 3 Mar 03, 2012 vs Fodor
Round 2 Sep 10, 2011 vs Blanco
Round 3 Jun 03, 2006 vs Condit

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Masvidal 7.6
fighter Healy 7.4
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
April 19, 2014UFC on Fox 11
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Masvidal
legend Healy
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