UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Nunes vs Budd

1,791

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Nunes

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
57% chance Nunes
WILL WIN

1,745

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Amanda Nunes
Much heavier hands 8.8 vs 7.6 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.5 vs 7.5 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better takedown defense 8.8 vs 7.9 More than 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly stronger takedown offense 8.7 vs 8.1 More than 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Better submission defense 8.6 vs 7.9 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.5 vs 7.9 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Harder to hit 8.6 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Younger 30 years vs 35 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Longer reach 175 cm vs 170 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Stronger jaw 8.2 vs 7.9 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better striker 8.8 vs 8.6 Almost the same
Advantages for Julia Budd
Significantly longer winning streak 10 fights vs 7 fights Around 45% longer winning streak; has momentum coming into a fight
Significantly better submission offense 7.1 vs 6.6 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier 144 lbs vs 134 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Nunes on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Budd’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Amanda
Nunes
In 7:04, how much damage will he do? Nunes Budd
Significant Strikes40
Nunes's good striking offense may be a factor against Budd's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 64 Significant Strikes in 7:04
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Nunes's average takedown offense is matched by Budd's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 7:04
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Nunes has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Nunes is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Nunes is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Budd on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Nunes’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Julia
Budd
In 7:04, how much damage will he do? Budd Nunes
Significant Strikes35
Budd's good striking offense may be a factor against Nunes's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 64 Significant Strikes in 7:04
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Budd's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Nunes's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 7:04
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Budd is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Budd is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Budd is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Nunes 8.8
fighter Budd 8.7
Great striking by Nunes
14 strikes Nov 06, 2013 vs de Randamie
10 strikes Aug 03, 2013 vs Gaff
11 strikes Jan 07, 2011 vs Budd

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Nunes 8.7
fighter Budd 8.1
Great takedowns by Nunes
1 takedown Nov 06, 2013 vs de Randamie
2 takedowns Aug 03, 2013 vs Gaff

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Nunes 8.8
fighter Budd 7.6
Great knockouts by Nunes
Round 1 Aug 03, 2013 vs Gaff
Round 2 Feb 25, 2010 vs Gomes
Round 2 Dec 12, 2009 vs Porto

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Nunes 6.6
fighter Budd 7.1
Great submissions by Budd
Round 3 Apr 05, 2013 vs Estes

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Nunes 8.5
fighter Budd 7.5
Fast finishes by Nunes
236 seconds Nov 06, 2013 vs de Randamie
128 seconds Aug 03, 2013 vs Gaff
600 seconds Dec 12, 2009 vs Porto
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R2 KOX
1,7511,575
1,7781,548
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Nunes
legend Budd
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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