UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Braga Neto vs Hester

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WINNER
Hester

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
66% chance Hester
WILL WIN

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WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Clint Hester
Much heavier 205 lbs vs 184 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Much heavier hands 8.5 vs 6.7 More than 25% better at knocking out good defenders
Better striker 8.6 vs 8.4 Almost the same
Harder to hit 8.6 vs 8.5 Almost the same
Advantages for Antonio Braga Neto
Much better submission offense 8.7 vs 6.7 More than 30% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly fast finishes 8.5 vs 7.7 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly stronger takedown offense 8.8 vs 8.3 More than 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Stronger jaw 8.9 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 191 cm vs 188 cm Almost the same
Hester on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Braga Neto’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Clint
Hester
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Hester Braga Neto
Significant Strikes74
Hester's average striking offense is matched by Braga Neto's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Hester's average takedown offense is matched by Braga Neto'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
Hester has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Hester is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Hester has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Braga Neto on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hester’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Antonio
Braga Neto
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Braga Neto Hester
Significant Strikes65
Braga Neto's average striking offense is matched by Hester's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Braga Neto's good takedown offense may be a factor against Hester'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
Braga Neto is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Braga Neto has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Braga Neto is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Hester 8.6
fighter Braga Neto 8.4
Great striking by Hester
72 strikes Feb 01, 2014 vs Enz
27 strikes Dec 07, 2013 vs Andrews
66 strikes Apr 13, 2013 vs Marunde

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Hester 8.3
fighter Braga Neto 8.8
Great takedowns by Braga Neto
1 takedown Jun 08, 2013 vs Smith

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Hester 8.5
fighter Braga Neto 6.7
Great knockouts by Hester
Round 2 Dec 07, 2013 vs Andrews
Round 3 Apr 13, 2013 vs Marunde
Round 2 May 30, 2009 vs Jones

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Hester 6.7
fighter Braga Neto 8.7
Great submissions by Braga Neto
Round 1 Jun 08, 2013 vs Smith
Round 1 Mar 04, 2012 vs Larson
Round 2 Sep 14, 2011 vs Falcao

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Hester 7.7
fighter Braga Neto 8.5
Fast finishes by Braga Neto
112 seconds Jun 08, 2013 vs Smith
64 seconds Mar 04, 2012 vs Larson
566 seconds Sep 14, 2011 vs Falcao
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
June 28, 2014UFC Fight Night 44
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Hester
legend Braga Neto
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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