UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Stansbury vs Miocic

1,850

CageRank

WINNER
Miocic

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
81% chance Miocic
WILL WIN

2,101

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Stipe Miocic
Much heavier hands 9.1 vs 7.4 Around 25% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better submission defense 8.9 vs 8.0 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.3 vs 8.4 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly heavier 244 lbs vs 205 lbs Around 20% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Fast finishes 8.9 vs 8.7 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 193 cm vs 188 cm Around 5% taller
Advantages for Josh Stansbury
Much better submission offense 7.9 vs 6.6 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Slightly younger 33 years vs 35 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Miocic on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Stansbury’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Stipe
Miocic
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Miocic has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Miocic is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Miocic is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Stansbury on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Miocic’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Josh
Stansbury
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Stansbury is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Stansbury is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Stansbury is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Miocic 9.1
fighter Stansbury 7.4
Great knockouts by Miocic
Round 2 May 26, 2012 vs del Rosario
Round 1 Feb 15, 2012 vs De Fries
Round 1 Feb 16, 2008 vs Stansbury

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Miocic 6.6
fighter Stansbury 7.9
Great submissions by Stansbury
Round 1 Jun 22, 2012 vs Spohn
Round 1 Jan 28, 2012 vs Opfar
Round 1 Jun 05, 2010 vs Bonnigson

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Miocic 8.9
fighter Stansbury 8.7
Fast finishes by Miocic
494 seconds May 26, 2012 vs del Rosario
43 seconds Feb 15, 2012 vs De Fries
567 seconds Jun 04, 2011 vs Brents
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
February 16, 2008NAAFS - Caged Fury 4
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
R2 KOX
1,7651,633
1,6971,701
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Miocic
legend Stansbury
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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