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

2,055

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Bermudez

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
97% chance Bermudez
WILL WIN

1,450

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Dennis Bermudez
Much better submission defense 8.6 vs 6.8 More than 25% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 6.9 More than 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much stronger jaw 8.6 vs 7.3 More than 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 7.6 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission offense 7.5 vs 7.2 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Advantages for George Taylor
Significantly heavier 184 lbs vs 144 lbs Around 30% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Bermudez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Taylor’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dennis
Bermudez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bermudez has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Bermudez has a chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Below average
Resistance
Decision
Bermudez has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Taylor on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bermudez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
George
Taylor
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Taylor is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Taylor is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Taylor is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Bermudez 7.3
fighter Taylor 7.3
Great knockouts by Bermudez
Round 1 Mar 12, 2010 vs Gurley
Round 1 Feb 07, 2010 vs Maciel de Oliveira
Round 1 Nov 06, 2009 vs Connor

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Bermudez 7.5
fighter Taylor 7.2
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 Taylor 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
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
XR2 KO
1,5001,500
1,5501,450
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Bermudez
legend Taylor
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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