UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Barrett vs Boetsch

1,794

CageRank

WINNER
Boetsch

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
75% chance Boetsch
WILL WIN

1,989

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Tim Boetsch
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 8.5 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 8.5 vs 8.1 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better submission offense 7.4 vs 7.1 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger jaw 8.8 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 183 cm vs 180 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Brendan Barrett
Significantly heavier 244 lbs vs 184 lbs Around 35% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Significantly fast finishes 8.4 vs 7.8 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly heavier hands 8.2 vs 7.6 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Boetsch on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Barrett’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tim
Boetsch
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Boetsch is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Boetsch is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Boetsch has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Barrett on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Boetsch’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Brendan
Barrett
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Barrett has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Barrett is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Barrett is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Boetsch 7.6
fighter Barrett 8.2
Great knockouts by Barrett
Round 1 Sep 20, 2013 vs Petkovic
Round 1 Apr 05, 2013 vs Santos
Round 1 Jun 16, 2012 vs Stripling

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Boetsch 7.4
fighter Barrett 7.1
Great submissions by Boetsch
Round 2 Jan 16, 2010 vs Sylvester Lindsey
Round 2 Aug 15, 2009 vs Stark
Round 2 Jul 28, 2007 vs Barrett

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Boetsch 7.8
fighter Barrett 8.4
Fast finishes by Barrett
136 seconds Sep 20, 2013 vs Petkovic
33 seconds Apr 05, 2013 vs Santos
124 seconds Jun 16, 2012 vs Stripling
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR2 SUB
XR2 KO
1,6121,710
1,5761,746
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Boetsch
legend Barrett
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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