UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Sinosic vs Bisping

1,623

CageRank

WINNER
Bisping

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
92% chance Bisping
WILL WIN

2,057

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Michael Bisping
Better striker 9.5 vs 8.1 Around 20% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Much heavier hands 8.5 vs 6.9 Around 25% better at knocking out good defenders
Much stronger jaw 9.0 vs 7.2 More than 25% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much harder to hit 9.0 vs 8.0 Around 15% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 8.1 Around 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better takedown defense 9.0 vs 8.1 More than 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Much stronger takedown offense 8.3 vs 7.4 More than 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Significantly fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.7 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Younger 38 years vs 46 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission defense 9.4 vs 9.0 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Elvis Sinosic
Much better submission offense 7.6 vs 6.7 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier 198 lbs vs 184 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Longer reach 196 cm vs 192 cm Almost the same
Taller 191 cm vs 188 cm Almost the same
Bisping on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Sinosic’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michael
Bisping
In 8:53, how much damage will he do? Bisping Sinosic
Significant Strikes67
Bisping's excellent striking offense will dominate Sinosic's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 80 Significant Strikes in 8:53
Excellent
Striking
vs
Below average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Bisping's average takedown offense is matched by Sinosic's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 8:53
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bisping has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Bisping is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Bisping has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Sinosic on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bisping’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Elvis
Sinosic
In 8:53, how much damage will he do? Sinosic Bisping
Significant Strikes24
Sinosic's average striking offense won't be a factor against Bisping's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 80 Significant Strikes in 8:53
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns0
Sinosic's poor takedown offense won't be a factor against Bisping's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 8:53
Poor
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Sinosic is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Sinosic is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Sinosic is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Bisping 9.5
fighter Sinosic 8.1
Great striking by Bisping
93 strikes Apr 27, 2013 vs Belcher
102 strikes Dec 03, 2011 vs Miller
50 strikes Feb 27, 2011 vs Rivera

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Bisping 8.3
fighter Sinosic 7.4
Great takedowns by Bisping
3 takedowns Feb 27, 2011 vs Rivera
3 takedowns Nov 14, 2009 vs Kang
2 takedowns Jun 07, 2008 vs Day

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Bisping 8.5
fighter Sinosic 6.9
Great knockouts by Bisping
Round 3 Dec 03, 2011 vs Miller
Round 2 Feb 27, 2011 vs Rivera
Round 2 Nov 14, 2009 vs Kang

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Bisping 6.8
fighter Sinosic 7.6
Great submissions by Sinosic
Round 1 Dec 09, 2006 vs Epstein
Round 1 Aug 18, 2006 vs Fujii
Round 1 Feb 23, 2001 vs Horn

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Bisping 8.3
fighter Sinosic 7.7
Fast finishes by Bisping
814 seconds Dec 03, 2011 vs Miller
414 seconds Feb 27, 2011 vs Rivera
222 seconds Jun 07, 2008 vs Day
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 21, 2007UFC 70
team
VS
team
XR2 KO
XR2 KO
1,6911,911
1,6691,933
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Bisping
legend Sinosic
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