UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Epstein vs Bisping

1,597

CageRank

WINNER
Bisping

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
93% chance Bisping
WILL WIN

2,057

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Michael Bisping
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.3 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 8.5 vs 7.4 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Much better submission offense 6.7 vs 5.8 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 8.4 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better submission defense 9.4 vs 8.3 Around 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.3 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Mark Epstein
Heavier 197 lbs vs 184 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Bisping on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Epstein’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michael
Bisping
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bisping has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Bisping is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Bisping has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Epstein on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bisping’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mark
Epstein
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Epstein is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Epstein is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Epstein is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Bisping 8.5
fighter Epstein 7.4
Great knockouts by Bisping
Round 3 Dec 03, 2011 vs Miller
Round 2 Feb 27, 2011 vs Rivera
Round 2 Nov 14, 2009 vs Kang

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Bisping 6.8
fighter Epstein 5.8
Great submissions by Bisping
Round 1 Nov 26, 2005 vs Pointon
Round 1 Oct 01, 2005 vs Lovstad
Round 1 Jun 18, 2005 vs Cook

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Bisping 8.3
fighter Epstein 7.3
Fast finishes by Bisping
814 seconds Dec 03, 2011 vs Miller
414 seconds Feb 27, 2011 vs Rivera
222 seconds Jun 07, 2008 vs Day
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 27, 2004Cage Rage 9
team
VS
team
XR3 KO
XR2 KO
1,5521,684
1,5201,716
July 10, 2004Cage Rage 7
team
VS
team
XR2 KO
R2 KOX
1,6211,593
1,5671,647
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Bisping
legend Epstein
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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