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

1,832

CageRank

WINNER
Edwards

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
52% chance Edwards
WILL WIN

1,845

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Leon Edwards
Fast finishes 8.5 vs 7.5 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission offense 7.5 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
Slightly younger 26 years vs 28 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Bryan Barberena
Much heavier hands 8.6 vs 7.8 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 183 cm vs 178 cm Around 5% taller
Stronger jaw 8.5 vs 8.3 Almost the same
Edwards on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Barberena’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Leon
Edwards
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Edwards is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Edwards is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Edwards is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Barberena on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Edwards’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Bryan
Barberena
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Barberena has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Barberena is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Barberena 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 Edwards 7.8
fighter Barberena 8.6
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 Edwards 7.5
fighter Barberena 6.5
Great submissions by Edwards
Round 3 Oct 08, 2016 vs Tumenov
Round 1 Sep 14, 2013 vs Boussif
Round 2 Apr 03, 2010 vs Booth

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Edwards 8.5
fighter Barberena 7.5
Fast finishes by Edwards
80 seconds Dec 14, 2013 vs Lewis
371 seconds Dec 01, 2012 vs Bilton
8 seconds Mar 19, 2011 vs Hughes
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Edwards
legend Barberena
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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