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

1,622

CageRank

WINNER
Foupa-Pokam

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
78% chance Foupa-Pokam
WILL WIN

1,843

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Xavier Foupa-Pokam
Much heavier hands 7.9 vs 6.6 More than 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 8.1 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 8.5 vs 7.9 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.7 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Younger 36 years vs 40 years 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Alex Cook
Significantly better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.9 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Foupa-Pokam on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Cook’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Xavier
Foupa-Pokam
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Foupa-Pokam is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Foupa-Pokam is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Foupa-Pokam has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Cook on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Foupa-Pokam’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
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Foupa-Pokam 8.0
fighter Cook 6.6
Great knockouts by Foupa-Pokam
Round 1 Mar 29, 2013 vs Troyer
Round 2 May 24, 2008 vs Gambaryan
Round 1 Nov 09, 2003 vs Ewin

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Foupa-Pokam 6.9
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 Foupa-Pokam 7.9
fighter Cook 7.7
Fast finishes by Foupa-Pokam
135 seconds Mar 29, 2013 vs Troyer
110 seconds Nov 29, 2008 vs Rudakov
545 seconds May 24, 2008 vs Gambaryan
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
September 30, 2006Cage Rage 18
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
R2 SUBX
1,7171,554
1,6451,626
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Foupa-Pokam
legend Cook
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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