UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Bennett vs Gomi

1,452

CageRank

WINNER
Gomi

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
96% chance Gomi
WILL WIN

2,012

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Takanori Gomi
Better striker 8.9 vs 7.9 More than 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Fast finishes 8.2 vs 7.2 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 7.5 More than 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly heavier hands 8.4 vs 7.4 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better submission defense 8.3 vs 7.1 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
A lot taller 173 cm vs 165 cm Around 5% taller
Significantly heavier 155 lbs vs 153 lbs Almost the same
Significantly better submission offense 7.0 vs 6.2 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly stronger jaw 9.6 vs 8.8 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better takedown defense 8.7 vs 8.2 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Advantages for Charles Bennett
Much harder to hit 9.2 vs 8.5 Around 10% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Much stronger takedown offense 8.1 vs 7.2 More than 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Gomi on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bennett’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Takanori
Gomi
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Gomi Bennett
Significant Strikes61
Gomi's good striking offense won't be a factor against Bennett's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Gomi's poor takedown offense won't be a factor against Bennett's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Poor
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Gomi has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Gomi has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Gomi has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Bennett on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Gomi’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Charles
Bennett
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Bennett Gomi
Significant Strikes53
Bennett's below average striking offense won't be a factor against Gomi's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Below average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Bennett's average takedown offense is matched by Gomi'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
Bennett is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Bennett is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Bennett is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Gomi 8.9
fighter Bennett 8.0
Great striking by Gomi
5 strikes Aug 01, 2010 vs Griffin
14 strikes Dec 31, 2006 vs Ishida
35 strikes Sep 25, 2005 vs Kawajiri

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Gomi 7.2
fighter Bennett 8.1
Great takedowns by Bennett
1 takedown Dec 31, 2005 vs Kaneko

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Gomi 8.4
fighter Bennett 7.4
Great knockouts by Gomi
Round 2 Feb 26, 2012 vs Mitsuoka
Round 1 Aug 01, 2010 vs Griffin
Round 1 Dec 31, 2006 vs Ishida

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Gomi 7.0
fighter Bennett 6.2
Great submissions by Gomi
Round 1 Aug 26, 2006 vs Baron
Round 1 Sep 25, 2005 vs Kawajiri
Round 1 Oct 14, 2004 vs Bennett

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Gomi 8.2
fighter Bennett 7.2
Fast finishes by Gomi
64 seconds Aug 01, 2010 vs Griffin
74 seconds Dec 31, 2006 vs Ishida
462 seconds Sep 25, 2005 vs Kawajiri
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
October 14, 2004Pride - Bushido 5
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XDEC
1,7211,919
1,6971,943
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Gomi
legend Bennett
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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