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

1,622

CageRank

WINNER
Bisping

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
92% chance Bisping
WILL WIN

2,057

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Michael Bisping
Much heavier hands 8.5 vs 6.6 Around 30% better at knocking out good defenders
Much better submission defense 9.4 vs 7.9 Around 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 8.1 Around 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.7 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.6 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Slightly taller 188 cm vs 185 cm Almost the same
Slightly younger 37 years vs 39 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Alex Cook
Significantly better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.7 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Bisping on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Cook’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michael
Bisping
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bisping has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Bisping is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Bisping has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Cook on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bisping’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Alex
Cook
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Cook is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Cook is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Cook is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Bisping 8.5
fighter Cook 6.6
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 Cook 7.4
Great submissions by Cook
Round 1 Mar 08, 2008 vs Kerpe
Round 1 May 27, 2006 vs Rice
Round 2 May 11, 2002 vs Hopkins

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Bisping 8.3
fighter Cook 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
June 18, 2005FX3 - Xplosion
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR2 KO
1,6021,738
1,5711,769
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Bisping
legend Cook
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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