UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Mein vs Woodley

2,059

CageRank

WINNER
Woodley

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
54% chance Woodley
WILL WIN

2,090

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Tyron Woodley
Much better takedown defense 9.5 vs 8.3 Around 15% better at avoiding being taken down
Much harder to hit 9.1 vs 8.4 Around 10% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly stronger takedown offense 8.4 vs 7.7 More than 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Significantly better submission offense 7.7 vs 6.8 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 8.9 vs 8.4 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better striker 8.9 vs 8.7 Almost the same
Advantages for Jordan Mein
Younger 29 years vs 36 years Around 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taller 183 cm vs 175 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission defense 9.1 vs 8.8 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Heavier hands 8.7 vs 8.5 Almost the same
Stronger jaw 9.1 vs 8.9 Almost the same
Woodley on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Mein’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tyron
Woodley
In 11:29, how much damage will he do? Woodley Mein
Significant Strikes67
Woodley's good striking offense may be a factor against Mein's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 103 Significant Strikes in 11:29
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Woodley's average takedown offense is matched by Mein's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 11:29
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Woodley has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Woodley is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Woodley is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Mein on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Woodley’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jordan
Mein
In 11:29, how much damage will he do? Mein Woodley
Significant Strikes44
Mein's good striking offense is matched by Woodley's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 103 Significant Strikes in 11:29
Good
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns0
Mein's below average takedown offense won't be a factor against Woodley's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 11:29
Below average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Mein has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Mein is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Mein is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Woodley 8.9
fighter Mein 8.7
Great striking by Woodley
22 strikes Nov 16, 2013 vs Koscheck
15 strikes Feb 02, 2013 vs Hieron
20 strikes Jul 30, 2011 vs Daley

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Woodley 8.4
fighter Mein 7.7
Great takedowns by Woodley
3 takedowns Jan 07, 2012 vs Mein
2 takedowns Jul 30, 2011 vs Daley
2 takedowns Nov 20, 2009 vs Bears

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Woodley 8.5
fighter Mein 8.7
Great knockouts by Mein
Round 1 Mar 16, 2013 vs Miller
Round 1 Nov 23, 2012 vs Petz
Round 2 Jan 28, 2011 vs Riggs

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Woodley 7.7
fighter Mein 6.8
Great submissions by Woodley
Round 1 Nov 20, 2009 vs Bears
Round 2 Sep 25, 2009 vs Light
Round 1 Jun 06, 2009 vs Woods

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Woodley 8.9
fighter Mein 8.4
Fast finishes by Woodley
278 seconds Nov 16, 2013 vs Koscheck
36 seconds Feb 02, 2013 vs Hieron
172 seconds Nov 20, 2009 vs Bears
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR3 DEC
R1 KOX
2,0291,979
1,9722,036
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Woodley
legend Mein
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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