UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Watson vs Walker

1,604

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Watson

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
69% chance Watson
WILL WIN

1,467

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Josh Watson
Fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.0 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 7.8 vs 7.0 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 7.6 vs 7.0 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 8.0 vs 7.6 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Stronger jaw 7.4 vs 7.1 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission offense 6.9 vs 6.7 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Advantages for Petrus Walker
Much heavier 264 lbs vs 203 lbs More than 30% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Taller 191 cm vs 183 cm Around 5% taller
Watson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Walker’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Josh
Watson
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Watson has a chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Watson is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Watson is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Walker on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Watson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Petrus
Walker
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Walker has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Walker is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Walker 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 Watson 7.8
fighter Walker 7.0
Great knockouts by Watson
Round 1 Sep 23, 2011 vs Lovato
Round 1 Dec 19, 2009 vs Griffin
Round 2 Oct 26, 2007 vs Smith

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Watson 6.9
fighter Walker 6.7
Great submissions by Watson
Round 1 Jun 12, 2010 vs Lofton
Round 2 Jan 26, 2007 vs Moulton

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Watson 8.0
fighter Walker 7.0
Fast finishes by Watson
80 seconds Sep 23, 2011 vs Lovato
294 seconds Jun 12, 2010 vs Lofton
326 seconds Oct 26, 2007 vs Smith
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 12, 2008FFP - Untamed 20
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R2 KOX
1,5981,503
1,6341,467
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Watson
legend Walker
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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