UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Kaneshiro vs Faber

1,554

CageRank

WINNER
Faber

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
97% chance Faber
WILL WIN

2,161

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Urijah Faber
Much better submission offense 9.5 vs 7.5 More than 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much stronger jaw 8.9 vs 6.9 Around 30% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.5 vs 7.7 Around 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Fast finishes 8.7 vs 7.7 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better submission defense 9.8 vs 8.7 Around 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Eben Kaneshiro
Much taller 178 cm vs 168 cm More than 5% taller
Faber on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kaneshiro’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Urijah
Faber
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Faber is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Faber has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Faber is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Kaneshiro on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Faber’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Eben
Kaneshiro
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Kaneshiro is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Kaneshiro is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Kaneshiro 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 Faber 6.8
fighter Kaneshiro 6.9
Great knockouts by Kaneshiro
Round 2 Apr 11, 2008 vs Sablan
Round 1 Mar 25, 2006 vs Pearson
Round 1 Jan 13, 2006 vs Mercado

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Faber 9.5
fighter Kaneshiro 7.5
Great submissions by Faber
Round 2 Dec 14, 2013 vs McDonald
Round 3 Jan 10, 2010 vs Assuncao
Round 2 Dec 12, 2007 vs Curran

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Faber 8.7
fighter Kaneshiro 7.7
Fast finishes by Faber
502 seconds Dec 14, 2013 vs McDonald
387 seconds Nov 19, 2011 vs Bowles
574 seconds Dec 12, 2007 vs Curran
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 14, 2004KOTC 44
team
VS
team
XR3 SUB
XDEC
1,6421,727
1,6041,765
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Faber
legend Kaneshiro
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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