UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Saenz vs Faber

1,808

CageRank

WINNER
Faber

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
88% chance Faber
WILL WIN

2,161

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Urijah Faber
Much better submission offense 9.5 vs 7.3 More than 30% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 8.7 vs 7.5 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 9.5 vs 8.1 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission defense 9.8 vs 8.4 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly stronger jaw 8.9 vs 8.0 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Frankie Saenz
Significantly heavier hands 7.5 vs 6.8 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 36 years vs 38 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Faber on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Saenz’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Urijah
Faber
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Faber is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Faber has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Faber is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Saenz on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Faber’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Frankie
Saenz
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Saenz is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Saenz is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Saenz is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Faber 6.8
fighter Saenz 7.5
Great knockouts by Saenz
Round 4 Feb 22, 2014 vs Blumer
Round 1 Oct 22, 2011 vs Parker
Round 1 Oct 16, 2010 vs Mendoza

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Faber 9.5
fighter Saenz 7.3
Great submissions by Faber
Round 2 Dec 14, 2013 vs McDonald
Round 3 Jan 10, 2010 vs Assuncao
Round 2 Dec 12, 2007 vs Curran

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Faber 8.7
fighter Saenz 7.5
Fast finishes by Faber
502 seconds Dec 14, 2013 vs McDonald
387 seconds Nov 19, 2011 vs Bowles
574 seconds Dec 12, 2007 vs Curran
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
December 12, 2015UFC 194
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Faber
legend Saenz
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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