UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Day vs Bisping

1,712

CageRank

WINNER
Bisping

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
88% chance Bisping
WILL WIN

2,057

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Michael Bisping
Much better takedown defense 9.0 vs 7.6 Around 20% better at avoiding being taken down
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 7.5 More than 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better striker 9.5 vs 8.6 More than 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Much stronger jaw 9.0 vs 7.5 More than 20% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly harder to hit 9.0 vs 8.4 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly longer reach 192 cm vs 183 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Significantly heavier hands 8.5 vs 7.5 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better submission defense 9.4 vs 8.4 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Taller 188 cm vs 183 cm Around 5% taller
Stronger takedown offense 8.3 vs 7.9 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.9 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Advantages for Jason Day
Significantly better submission offense 7.6 vs 6.7 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Bisping on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Day’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michael
Bisping
In 6:34, how much damage will he do? Bisping Day
Significant Strikes46
Bisping's excellent striking offense will dominate Day's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 59 Significant Strikes in 6:34
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Bisping's average takedown offense may be a factor against Day's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 6:34
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Below average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bisping has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Bisping is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Bisping is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Day on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bisping’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jason
Day
In 6:34, how much damage will he do? Day Bisping
Significant Strikes25
Day's average striking offense won't be a factor against Bisping's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 59 Significant Strikes in 6:34
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Day's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Bisping's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 6:34
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Day is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Day is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Day is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Bisping 9.5
fighter Day 8.6
Great striking by Bisping
93 strikes Apr 27, 2013 vs Belcher
102 strikes Dec 03, 2011 vs Miller
50 strikes Feb 27, 2011 vs Rivera

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Bisping 8.3
fighter Day 7.9
Great takedowns by Bisping
3 takedowns Feb 27, 2011 vs Rivera
3 takedowns Nov 14, 2009 vs Kang
2 takedowns Jun 07, 2008 vs Day

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Bisping 8.5
fighter Day 7.5
Great knockouts by Bisping
Round 3 Dec 03, 2011 vs Miller
Round 2 Feb 27, 2011 vs Rivera
Round 2 Nov 14, 2009 vs Kang

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Bisping 6.8
fighter Day 7.6
Great submissions by Day
Round 2 Jun 06, 2009 vs Stewardson
Round 2 Jun 23, 2007 vs Goulet
Round 1 Dec 30, 2006 vs Arnold

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Bisping 8.3
fighter Day 7.9
Fast finishes by Bisping
814 seconds Dec 03, 2011 vs Miller
414 seconds Feb 27, 2011 vs Rivera
222 seconds Jun 07, 2008 vs Day
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
June 7, 2008UFC 85
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
R1 KOX
1,9651,938
1,9111,992
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Bisping
legend Day
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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