UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Helsel vs Modafferi

1,472

CageRank

WINNER
Modafferi

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
68% chance Modafferi
WILL WIN

1,600

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Roxanne Modafferi
Significantly fast finishes 7.2 vs 6.7 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Taller 168 cm vs 163 cm Around 5% taller
Stronger jaw 8.5 vs 8.2 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission defense 8.4 vs 8.2 Almost the same
Advantages for Molly Helsel
Much heavier 136 lbs vs 125 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Heavier hands 6.6 vs 6.3 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Modafferi on the attack Our prediction about how she’ll perform against Helsel’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Roxanne
Modafferi
If she wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Modafferi is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Modafferi is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Modafferi has a chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Below average
Scoring ability
Helsel on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Modafferi’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Molly
Helsel
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Helsel is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Helsel is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Helsel is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Below average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Modafferi 6.3
fighter Helsel 6.6
Great knockouts by Helsel
Round 1 Oct 17, 2009 vs Duvall
Round 1 Sep 10, 2005 vs Remington
Round 3 May 23, 2005 vs Alvarado

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Modafferi 7.0
fighter Helsel 6.9
Great submissions by Modafferi
Round 2 Jan 30, 2010 vs Helsel
Round 3 Mar 05, 2005 vs Howe
Round 1 Nov 10, 2003 vs Shinohara

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Modafferi 7.2
fighter Helsel 6.7
Fast finishes by Modafferi
498 seconds Jan 30, 2010 vs Helsel
653 seconds Apr 03, 2008 vs Porto
707 seconds Mar 05, 2005 vs Howe
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
January 30, 2010KOTC - Toryumon
team
VS
team
XR2 SUB
XDEC
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Modafferi
legend Helsel
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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