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

1,832

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Barberena

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
90% chance Barberena
WILL WIN

1,457

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Bryan Barberena
Much heavier hands 8.6 vs 7.3 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Much stronger jaw 8.5 vs 6.8 More than 25% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 6.9 More than 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission defense 8.3 vs 7.2 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Fast finishes 7.5 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Advantages for Dirk Thiedeman
Much better submission offense 7.3 vs 6.5 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Barberena on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Thiedeman’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
Below average
Jaw
Submission
Barberena is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Barberena has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Thiedeman on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Barberena’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dirk
Thiedeman
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Thiedeman is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Thiedeman is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Thiedeman 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 Thiedeman 7.3
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

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Barberena 7.5
fighter Thiedeman 7.3
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
October 10, 2009DFC 12
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
DECX
1,5501,500
1,5931,457
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Barberena
legend Thiedeman
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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