UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Taylor vs Waterson

1,438

CageRank

WINNER
Waterson

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
89% chance Waterson
WILL WIN

1,800

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Michelle Waterson
Much better submission offense 8.2 vs 6.8 More than 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 6.8 Around 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission defense 8.3 vs 7.1 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 7.3 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Younger 32 years vs 37 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Stronger jaw 8.2 vs 7.9 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Karina Taylor
Taller 168 cm vs 160 cm Around 5% taller
Waterson on the attack Our prediction about how she’ll perform against Taylor’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michelle
Waterson
If she wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Waterson is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Waterson has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Waterson is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Taylor on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Waterson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Karina
Taylor
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Taylor is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Taylor is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Taylor is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Waterson 8.2
fighter Taylor 6.8
Great submissions by Waterson
Round 4 Apr 05, 2013 vs Penne
Round 1 Jan 21, 2012 vs Rael
Round 1 Sep 15, 2007 vs Cook

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Waterson 8.1
fighter Taylor 6.8
Fast finishes by Waterson
1051 seconds Apr 05, 2013 vs Penne
132 seconds Jan 21, 2012 vs Rael
93 seconds Sep 15, 2007 vs Cook
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR2 SUB
1,4181,609
1,3931,634
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Waterson
legend Taylor
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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