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

1,832

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Barberena

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
74% chance Barberena
WILL WIN

1,650

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Bryan Barberena
Much heavier hands 8.6 vs 7.2 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly stronger jaw 8.5 vs 7.6 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 7.6 Around 15% 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
Advantages for Sage Northcutt
Much better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.5 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Younger 22 years vs 29 years Around 25% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.5 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Barberena on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Northcutt’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
Northcutt on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Barberena’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Sage
Northcutt
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Northcutt is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Northcutt is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Northcutt 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 Northcutt 7.2
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 Northcutt 7.4
Great submissions by Northcutt
Round 1 Jun 26, 2015 vs Duhon
Round 1 Aug 31, 2013 vs Brown
Round 1 Jun 08, 2013 vs Vasquez

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Barberena 7.5
fighter Northcutt 7.8
Fast finishes by Northcutt
57 seconds Oct 03, 2015 vs Trevino
167 seconds Aug 31, 2013 vs Brown
151 seconds Jun 08, 2013 vs Vasquez
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
January 30, 2016UFC on Fox 18
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Barberena
legend Northcutt
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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