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CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Masvidal vs Wisniewski

2,125

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Masvidal

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
87% chance Masvidal
WILL WIN

1,788

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jorge Masvidal
Significantly harder to hit 8.8 vs 8.2 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly stronger takedown offense 8.7 vs 8.0 Around 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Significantly better striker 8.8 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Stronger jaw 9.5 vs 9.0 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Younger 33 years vs 36 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Heavier hands 7.5 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 9.8 vs 9.5 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Keith Wisniewski
Better submission offense 7.6 vs 6.9 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.6 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Masvidal on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Wisniewski’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jorge
Masvidal
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Masvidal Wisniewski
Significant Strikes89
Masvidal's good striking offense may be a factor against Wisniewski's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Below average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Masvidal's good takedown offense may be a factor against Wisniewski'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
Below average
Scoring ability
Wisniewski on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Masvidal’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Keith
Wisniewski
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Wisniewski Masvidal
Significant Strikes55
Wisniewski'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
Takedowns2
Wisniewski'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
Wisniewski is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Wisniewski is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Wisniewski is unlikely to win by decision
Below 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 Wisniewski 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 Wisniewski 8.0
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 Wisniewski 7.3
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 Wisniewski 7.6
Great submissions by Wisniewski
Round 1 Jan 02, 2010 vs Spratt
Round 1 Apr 26, 2008 vs Davis
Round 1 Sep 24, 2004 vs Jensen

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Masvidal 7.6
fighter Wisniewski 7.9
Fast finishes by Wisniewski
247 seconds Jan 02, 2010 vs Spratt
120 seconds Apr 26, 2008 vs Davis
139 seconds Sep 24, 2004 vs Jensen
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
XDEC
1,8191,904
1,8811,842
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Masvidal
legend Wisniewski
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