UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Granados vs Faber

1,554

CageRank

WINNER
Faber

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
97% chance Faber
WILL WIN

2,161

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Urijah Faber
Much better submission offense 9.5 vs 6.9 Around 40% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much better submission defense 9.8 vs 7.9 More than 25% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Fast finishes 8.7 vs 7.5 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 9.5 vs 8.0 Around 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.9 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for David Granados
Significantly heavier hands 7.4 vs 6.8 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Faber on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Granados’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Urijah
Faber
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Faber is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Faber has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Faber has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Granados on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Faber’s defensive skills
Predictions For
David
Granados
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Granados is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Granados is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Granados is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Faber 6.8
fighter Granados 7.4
Great knockouts by Granados
Round 2 Jun 06, 2008 vs Miller
Round 1 Apr 02, 2006 vs Flores
Round 1 Jul 17, 2005 vs Pittman

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Faber 9.5
fighter Granados 6.9
Great submissions by Faber
Round 2 Dec 14, 2013 vs McDonald
Round 3 Jan 10, 2010 vs Assuncao
Round 2 Dec 12, 2007 vs Curran

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Faber 8.7
fighter Granados 7.5
Fast finishes by Faber
502 seconds Dec 14, 2013 vs McDonald
387 seconds Nov 19, 2011 vs Bowles
574 seconds Dec 12, 2007 vs Curran
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 13, 2005GC 35 - Cold Fury
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR2 SUB
1,5501,765
1,5271,787
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Faber
legend Granados
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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