UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Barberena vs Marquez

1,832

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Barberena

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
74% chance Barberena
WILL WIN

1,648

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Bryan Barberena
Much heavier hands 8.6 vs 7.1 More than 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly stronger jaw 8.5 vs 7.9 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
A lot taller 183 cm vs 173 cm More than 5% taller
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 8.2 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 8.3 vs 7.8 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Fast finishes 7.5 vs 7.4 Almost the same
Advantages for Marcos Marquez
Much better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.5 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier 169 lbs vs 155 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Barberena on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Marquez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Bryan
Barberena
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Barberena has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Barberena is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Barberena is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Marquez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Barberena’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Marcos
Marquez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Marquez is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Marquez is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Marquez is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Barberena 8.6
fighter Marquez 7.1
Great knockouts by Barberena
Round 3 Aug 23, 2013 vs Marquez
Round 2 Oct 29, 2010 vs Olson
Round 1 Oct 10, 2009 vs Thiedeman

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Barberena 6.5
fighter Marquez 7.5
Great submissions by Marquez
Round 3 Nov 24, 2012 vs White
Round 1 Feb 20, 2010 vs DuBray
Round 1 Jan 24, 2009 vs Stephens

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Barberena 7.5
fighter Marquez 7.4
Fast finishes by Barberena
737 seconds Jan 11, 2014 vs Hill
823 seconds Aug 23, 2013 vs Marquez
564 seconds Oct 29, 2010 vs Olson
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R3 KOX
R1 KOX
1,7241,647
1,7631,608
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Barberena
legend Marquez
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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