UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Hooker vs Hioki

1,844

CageRank

WINNER
Hioki

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
62% chance Hioki
WILL WIN

1,929

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Hatsu Hioki
Significantly better submission offense 8.0 vs 7.4 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly better submission defense 9.1 vs 8.3 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 8.8 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 9.3 vs 8.7 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Dan Hooker
Much heavier hands 8.0 vs 6.7 More than 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.9 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Younger 27 years vs 33 years Around 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Heavier 155 lbs vs 144 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Taller 183 cm vs 180 cm Almost the same
Hioki on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hooker’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Hatsu
Hioki
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hioki is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Hioki has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Hioki has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Hooker on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hioki’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dan
Hooker
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hooker has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Hooker is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Hooker 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 Hioki 6.7
fighter Hooker 8.1
Great knockouts by Hooker
Round 3 Aug 24, 2013 vs Patterson
Round 2 Apr 14, 2012 vs McBride
Round 1 Dec 05, 2009 vs Yasuda

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Hioki 8.0
fighter Hooker 7.4
Great submissions by Hioki
Round 2 Apr 29, 2011 vs Sanchez
Round 1 Aug 22, 2010 vs Lawson
Round 2 May 05, 2006 vs Hominick

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Hioki 7.9
fighter Hooker 8.3
Fast finishes by Hooker
634 seconds Aug 24, 2013 vs Patterson
91 seconds May 10, 2013 vs McBride
172 seconds Nov 14, 2009 vs Calver
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
May 10, 2015UFC Fight Night 65
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Hioki
legend Hooker
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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