UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Ireland vs Hansen

1,697

CageRank

WINNER
Hansen

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
72% chance Hansen
WILL WIN

1,858

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Joachim Hansen
Significantly better submission offense 8.2 vs 7.3 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Harder to hit 8.7 vs 8.5 Almost the same
Better submission defense 8.4 vs 8.0 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better striker 8.4 vs 8.2 Almost the same
Taller 178 cm vs 175 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Jason Ireland
Heavier hands 7.4 vs 6.9 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.5 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better takedown defense 7.8 vs 7.5 Around 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Stronger takedown offense 8.6 vs 8.4 Almost the same
Hansen on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ireland’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Joachim
Hansen
In 12:19, how much damage will he do? Hansen Ireland
Significant Strikes54
Hansen's average striking offense is matched by Ireland's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 111 Significant Strikes in 12:19
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Hansen's average takedown offense may be a factor against Ireland's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 7 Takedowns in 12:19
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Below average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hansen is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Hansen has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Hansen is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Ireland on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hansen’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jason
Ireland
In 12:19, how much damage will he do? Ireland Hansen
Significant Strikes44
Ireland's average striking offense is matched by Hansen's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 111 Significant Strikes in 12:19
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Ireland's average takedown offense may be a factor against Hansen's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 7 Takedowns in 12:19
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Below average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ireland is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Ireland is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Ireland 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 Hansen 8.4
fighter Ireland 8.2
Great striking by Hansen
9 strikes May 29, 2011 vs Ishida
12 strikes Jul 21, 2008 vs Aoki
17 strikes Sep 25, 2005 vs Edwards

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Hansen 6.9
fighter Ireland 7.4
Great knockouts by Ireland
Round 2 Jun 15, 2007 vs O'Donnell
Round 1 Jan 26, 2007 vs Boyd
Round 2 Feb 28, 2003 vs Johnson

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Hansen 8.2
fighter Ireland 7.3
Great submissions by Hansen
Round 2 Apr 13, 2013 vs Won Seo
Round 1 Sep 25, 2010 vs Tokoro
Round 3 Feb 24, 2007 vs Ireland

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Hansen 7.8
fighter Ireland 7.7
Fast finishes by Hansen
259 seconds Jul 21, 2008 vs Aoki
429 seconds Apr 02, 2006 vs Azeredo
888 seconds Mar 26, 2005 vs Uno
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
February 24, 2007Pride 33
team
VS
team
XR3 SUB
XDEC
1,7951,891
1,7581,928
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Hansen
legend Ireland
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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