UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Clinton vs French

1,673

CageRank

WINNER
French

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
72% chance French
WILL WIN

1,833

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Clay French
Heavier hands 6.6 vs 6.2 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 37 years vs 40 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission defense 8.3 vs 8.2 Almost the same
Advantages for Buddy Clinton
Significantly fast finishes 8.4 vs 7.8 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better submission offense 8.3 vs 7.7 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
A lot taller 183 cm vs 170 cm More than 5% taller
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 8.3 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
French on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Clinton’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Clay
French
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
French is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
French has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
French has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Clinton on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against French’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Buddy
Clinton
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Clinton is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Clinton has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Clinton 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 French 6.6
fighter Clinton 6.2
Great knockouts by French
Round 3 Aug 05, 2007 vs Clinton
Round 1 Apr 21, 2007 vs Bjerke

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter French 7.7
fighter Clinton 8.3
Great submissions by Clinton
Round 1 Jan 24, 2008 vs Rivas
Round 1 Jan 26, 2007 vs Garner
Round 1 Feb 25, 2005 vs Popofski

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter French 7.8
fighter Clinton 8.4
Fast finishes by Clinton
124 seconds Jan 24, 2008 vs Rivas
18 seconds Mar 18, 2006 vs Bennett
30 seconds Feb 25, 2005 vs Popofski
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR3 KO
XDEC
1,7371,847
1,7021,881
team
VS
team
XR3 DEC
XDEC
1,7851,799
1,7371,847
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend French
legend Clinton
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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