UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Cobb vs Gaethje

1,960

CageRank

WINNER
Gaethje

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
70% chance Gaethje
WILL WIN

2,109

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Justin Gaethje
Much heavier hands 9.7 vs 6.9 More than 40% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly younger 29 years vs 38 years Around 25% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Significantly fast finishes 8.8 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Stronger jaw 8.8 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.3 vs 9.1 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 9.1 vs 8.9 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Brian Cobb
Much better submission offense 8.3 vs 6.6 More than 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Gaethje on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Cobb’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Justin
Gaethje
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Gaethje has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Gaethje is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Gaethje is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Cobb on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Gaethje’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Brian
Cobb
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Cobb is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Cobb has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Cobb 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 Gaethje 9.7
fighter Cobb 6.9
Great knockouts by Gaethje
Round 2 Oct 26, 2013 vs Lauzon
Round 3 Jun 14, 2013 vs Cobb
Round 1 Mar 23, 2013 vs Cavalcante

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Gaethje 6.6
fighter Cobb 8.3
Great submissions by Cobb
Round 2 May 20, 2011 vs Martinez
Round 2 Jan 22, 2009 vs Wipf
Round 1 May 20, 2007 vs Bias

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Gaethje 8.8
fighter Cobb 8.3
Fast finishes by Gaethje
400 seconds Oct 26, 2013 vs Lauzon
739 seconds Jun 14, 2013 vs Cobb
147 seconds Mar 23, 2013 vs Cavalcante
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
June 14, 2013WSOF 3
team
VS
team
XR3 KO
R1 SUBX
2,0131,986
1,9592,040
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Gaethje
legend Cobb
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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