UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Cormier vs Devine

2,234

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Cormier

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
97% chance Cormier
WILL WIN

1,636

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Daniel Cormier
Fast finishes 8.7 vs 7.3 More than 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much stronger jaw 9.3 vs 7.5 Around 25% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much heavier hands 8.5 vs 7.2 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 9.5 vs 7.6 Around 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better takedown defense 9.6 vs 8.2 More than 15% better at avoiding being taken down
Much better submission offense 8.0 vs 6.9 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better striker 9.2 vs 8.3 More than 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly harder to hit 9.1 vs 8.5 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly better submission defense 8.8 vs 8.1 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Slightly stronger takedown offense 8.5 vs 8.3 Almost the same
Advantages for John Devine
A lot taller 193 cm vs 180 cm More than 5% taller
Significantly longer reach 198 cm vs 184 cm Around 10% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Significantly heavier 247 lbs vs 205 lbs More than 20% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Cormier on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Devine’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Daniel
Cormier
In 5:03, how much damage will he do? Cormier Devine
Significant Strikes32
Cormier's excellent striking offense will dominate Devine's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 45 Significant Strikes in 5:03
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Cormier's average takedown offense is matched by Devine's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 3 Takedowns in 5:03
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Cormier has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Cormier has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Cormier is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Devine on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Cormier’s defensive skills
Predictions For
John
Devine
In 5:03, how much damage will he do? Devine Cormier
Significant Strikes15
Devine's average striking offense won't be a factor against Cormier's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 45 Significant Strikes in 5:03
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns0
Devine's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Cormier's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 3 Takedowns in 5:03
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Devine is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Devine is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Devine is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Cormier 9.2
fighter Devine 8.3
Great striking by Cormier
84 strikes May 19, 2012 vs Barnett
15 strikes Sep 10, 2011 vs Silva
86 strikes Jun 18, 2011 vs Monson

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Cormier 8.5
fighter Devine 8.3
Great takedowns by Cormier
3 takedowns Oct 19, 2013 vs Nelson
4 takedowns Jan 12, 2013 vs Staring
4 takedowns May 19, 2012 vs Barnett

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Cormier 8.5
fighter Devine 7.2
Great knockouts by Cormier
Round 2 Jan 12, 2013 vs Staring
Round 1 Sep 10, 2011 vs Silva
Round 1 Jul 31, 2010 vs Browne

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Cormier 8.0
fighter Devine 7.0
Great submissions by Cormier
Round 1 Nov 05, 2010 vs Palelei
Round 1 Aug 21, 2010 vs Riley
Round 1 Aug 13, 2010 vs Johnson

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Cormier 8.7
fighter Devine 7.3
Fast finishes by Cormier
542 seconds Jan 12, 2013 vs Staring
236 seconds Sep 10, 2011 vs Silva
62 seconds Aug 21, 2010 vs Riley
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
XR1 KO
1,5571,641
1,6191,579
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Cormier
legend Devine
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