UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Borg vs Howell

1,875

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Borg

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
65% chance Borg
WILL WIN

1,769

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Ray Borg
Much better submission offense 8.8 vs 7.4 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly fast finishes 8.5 vs 7.9 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly younger 25 years vs 34 years More than 25% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission defense 8.5 vs 7.9 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 8.2 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Shane Howell
Significantly heavier hands 7.4 vs 6.7 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 173 cm vs 163 cm More than 5% taller
Borg on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Howell’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ray
Borg
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Borg is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Borg has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Borg is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Howell on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Borg’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Shane
Howell
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Howell is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Howell is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Howell is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Borg 6.7
fighter Howell 7.4
Great knockouts by Howell
Round 2 Mar 17, 2012 vs Van Horn
Round 1 Jan 16, 2010 vs McKenzie
Round 1 Dec 15, 2007 vs Castillo

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Borg 8.8
fighter Howell 7.4
Great submissions by Borg
Round 2 Nov 23, 2013 vs Saudino
Round 1 Aug 11, 2012 vs Perez
Round 1 Mar 10, 2012 vs Taylor

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Borg 8.5
fighter Howell 7.9
Fast finishes by Borg
562 seconds Nov 23, 2013 vs Saudino
181 seconds Aug 11, 2012 vs Perez
54 seconds Mar 10, 2012 vs Taylor
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
June 28, 2014UFC Fight Night 44
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Borg
legend Howell
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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