UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Bermudez vs Holloway

2,055

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Bermudez

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
71% chance Bermudez
WILL WIN

1,900

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Dennis Bermudez
Much stronger takedown offense 8.9 vs 7.5 Around 20% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Much better takedown defense 8.7 vs 7.7 More than 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly better submission offense 7.5 vs 6.8 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Harder to hit 8.6 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Fast finishes 7.6 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better striker 8.8 vs 8.6 Almost the same
Advantages for Max Holloway
Much taller 180 cm vs 168 cm Around 10% taller
Significantly longer reach 177 cm vs 168 cm More than 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Heavier hands 7.9 vs 7.3 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 25 years vs 30 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Stronger jaw 8.9 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Bermudez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Holloway’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dennis
Bermudez
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Bermudez Holloway
Significant Strikes85
Bermudez's good striking offense may be a factor against Holloway's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns5
Bermudez's good takedown offense may be a factor against Holloway's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Below average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bermudez is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Bermudez is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Bermudez has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Holloway on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bermudez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Max
Holloway
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Holloway Bermudez
Significant Strikes70
Holloway's average striking offense is matched by Bermudez's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Holloway's poor takedown offense won't be a factor against Bermudez'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
Holloway is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Holloway is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Holloway is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Bermudez 8.8
fighter Holloway 8.6
Great striking by Bermudez
44 strikes Nov 06, 2013 vs Siler
73 strikes May 25, 2013 vs Holloway
120 strikes Feb 23, 2013 vs Grice

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Bermudez 8.9
fighter Holloway 7.5
Great takedowns by Bermudez
6 takedowns Nov 06, 2013 vs Siler
4 takedowns May 25, 2013 vs Holloway
8 takedowns May 05, 2012 vs Garza

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Bermudez 7.3
fighter Holloway 7.9
Great knockouts by Holloway
Round 2 Jan 04, 2014 vs Chope
Round 2 Aug 11, 2012 vs Lawrence
Round 1 Nov 06, 2010 vs Kamaka

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Bermudez 7.5
fighter Holloway 6.8
Great submissions by Bermudez
Round 1 Aug 11, 2012 vs Hayden
Round 2 Feb 06, 2010 vs Seipel
Round 1 Aug 15, 2009 vs Taylor

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Bermudez 7.6
fighter Holloway 7.3
Fast finishes by Bermudez
283 seconds Aug 11, 2012 vs Hayden
177 seconds Feb 07, 2010 vs Maciel de Oliveira
341 seconds Feb 06, 2010 vs Seipel
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
May 25, 2013UFC 160
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
XDEC
1,8291,843
1,8811,791
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