UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Saunders vs Jury

1,637

CageRank

WINNER
Jury

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
93% chance Jury
WILL WIN

2,085

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Myles Jury
Fast finishes 8.7 vs 7.2 More than 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 7.9 vs 7.1 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly harder to hit 9.0 vs 8.5 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.2 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission defense 8.9 vs 8.3 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Longer reach 185 cm vs 175 cm More than 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Taller 180 cm vs 173 cm Around 5% taller
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 8.6 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission offense 7.6 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Younger 29 years vs 32 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Stronger takedown offense 8.8 vs 8.7 Almost the same
Advantages for Chris Saunders
Heavier 155 lbs vs 144 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Jury on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Saunders’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Myles
Jury
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Jury Saunders
Significant Strikes62
Jury's average striking offense is matched by Saunders's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Jury's good takedown offense may be a factor against Saunders's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Jury has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Jury has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Jury has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Saunders on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Jury’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Chris
Saunders
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Saunders Jury
Significant Strikes46
Saunders's average striking offense won't be a factor against Jury's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Saunders's average takedown offense is matched by Jury's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Saunders is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Saunders is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Saunders is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Jury 8.8
fighter Saunders 8.7
Great takedowns by Jury
4 takedowns Sep 21, 2013 vs Ricci
2 takedowns Apr 20, 2013 vs Nijem
3 takedowns Dec 29, 2012 vs Johnson

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Jury 7.9
fighter Saunders 7.1
Great knockouts by Jury
Round 2 Apr 20, 2013 vs Nijem
Round 1 Feb 15, 2008 vs Johnson
Round 1 Jun 15, 2007 vs Robert Martin

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Jury 7.6
fighter Saunders 7.4
Great submissions by Jury
Round 1 Jun 01, 2012 vs Saunders
Round 1 Sep 17, 2010 vs Oropeza
Round 1 Nov 26, 2008 vs Ajian

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Jury 8.7
fighter Saunders 7.2
Fast finishes by Jury
362 seconds Apr 20, 2013 vs Nijem
243 seconds Jun 01, 2012 vs Saunders
49 seconds Nov 26, 2008 vs Ajian
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
June 1, 2012TUF 15 Finale
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR2 KO
1,7621,903
1,7311,934
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Jury
legend Saunders
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