UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Leyva vs Brooks

1,563

CageRank

WINNER
Brooks

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
96% chance Brooks
WILL WIN

2,096

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Will Brooks
Significantly better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.5 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 8.1 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 8.3 vs 7.5 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly fast finishes 7.6 vs 7.0 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly heavier hands 7.8 vs 7.1 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission defense 9.0 vs 8.3 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Taller 180 cm vs 178 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Cris Leyva
Much heavier 169 lbs vs 155 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Brooks on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Leyva’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Will
Brooks
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Brooks has a chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Brooks is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Brooks has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Leyva on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Brooks’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Cris
Leyva
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Leyva is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Leyva is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Leyva is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Brooks 7.8
fighter Leyva 7.1
Great knockouts by Brooks
Round 3 Jul 31, 2013 vs Leyva
Round 2 Dec 31, 2012 vs Kitaoka
Round 1 Jun 16, 2012 vs Bogguess

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Brooks 7.4
fighter Leyva 6.5
Great submissions by Brooks
Round 2 Oct 15, 2011 vs Bixler
Round 1 Sep 03, 2011 vs Richardson
Round 3 May 13, 2011 vs Reardanz

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Brooks 7.6
fighter Leyva 7.0
Fast finishes by Brooks
526 seconds Dec 31, 2012 vs Kitaoka
260 seconds Jun 16, 2012 vs Bogguess
229 seconds Sep 03, 2011 vs Richardson
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
July 31, 2013Bellator 97
team
VS
team
XR3 KO
XR2 KO
1,6311,862
1,6101,883
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Brooks
legend Leyva
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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