UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Rockhold vs Hall

2,108

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Rockhold

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
85% chance Rockhold
WILL WIN

1,807

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Luke Rockhold
Fast finishes 9.5 vs 7.6 Around 25% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission offense 8.6 vs 7.1 More than 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly better striker 9.1 vs 8.5 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly better takedown defense 8.8 vs 8.1 Around 10% better at avoiding being taken down
A lot taller 191 cm vs 183 cm Around 5% taller
Significantly harder to hit 9.0 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Better submission defense 8.7 vs 8.5 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Uriah Hall
Significantly stronger takedown offense 8.2 vs 7.4 More than 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Longer reach 202 cm vs 196 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Heavier 186 lbs vs 184 lbs Almost the same
Stronger jaw 8.7 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Rockhold on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hall’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Luke
Rockhold
In 7:11, how much damage will he do? Rockhold Hall
Significant Strikes41
Rockhold's excellent striking offense will dominate Hall's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 65 Significant Strikes in 7:11
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Rockhold's poor takedown offense won't be a factor against Hall's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 7:11
Poor
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rockhold is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Rockhold has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Rockhold has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Hall on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rockhold’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Uriah
Hall
In 7:11, how much damage will he do? Hall Rockhold
Significant Strikes25
Hall's average striking offense won't be a factor against Rockhold's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 65 Significant Strikes in 7:11
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Hall's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Rockhold's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 7:11
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hall is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Hall is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Hall 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 Rockhold 9.1
fighter Hall 8.5
Great striking by Rockhold
12 strikes Jan 15, 2014 vs Philippou
60 strikes Jul 14, 2012 vs Kennedy
97 strikes Sep 10, 2011 vs Souza

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Rockhold 7.9
fighter Hall 7.9
Great knockouts by Rockhold
Round 1 Jan 15, 2014 vs Philippou
Round 1 Jan 07, 2012 vs Jardine
Round 1 Feb 26, 2010 vs Bradley

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Rockhold 8.6
fighter Hall 7.1
Great submissions by Rockhold
Round 1 Nov 06, 2009 vs Taylor
Round 1 Jun 19, 2009 vs Devela
Round 1 Nov 21, 2008 vs Theotikos

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Rockhold 9.5
fighter Hall 7.6
Fast finishes by Rockhold
151 seconds Jan 15, 2014 vs Philippou
266 seconds Jan 07, 2012 vs Jardine
30 seconds Jun 19, 2009 vs Devela
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Rockhold
legend Hall
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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