UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Berg vs Sayers

1,660

CageRank

WINNER
Sayers

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
58% chance Sayers
WILL WIN

1,715

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Lumumba Sayers
Fast finishes 8.4 vs 7.2 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better submission offense 7.8 vs 6.7 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 183 cm vs 180 cm Almost the same
Puts up a fight 8.0 vs 7.8 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Ian Berg
Slightly better submission defense 7.2 vs 7.0 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Sayers on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Berg’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Lumumba
Sayers
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Sayers is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Sayers has a chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Sayers is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Berg on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Sayers’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ian
Berg
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Berg is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Berg is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Berg 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 Sayers 7.1
fighter Berg 7.3
Great knockouts by Berg
Round 2 Jul 24, 2010 vs Seegrist
Round 2 May 08, 2009 vs Kreuscher
Round 2 Jun 10, 2006 vs Gomez

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Sayers 7.8
fighter Berg 6.7
Great submissions by Sayers
Round 1 Mar 03, 2012 vs Smith
Round 1 Aug 07, 2010 vs Guthrie
Round 1 Jan 30, 2010 vs Berg

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Sayers 8.4
fighter Berg 7.3
Fast finishes by Sayers
94 seconds Mar 03, 2012 vs Smith
28 seconds Nov 18, 2011 vs Britt
76 seconds Aug 07, 2010 vs Guthrie
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
January 30, 2010FTW - Phenoms
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR2 SUB
1,5671,669
1,5311,705
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Sayers
legend Berg
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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