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

1,844

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Hooker

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
60% chance Hooker
WILL WIN

1,776

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Dan Hooker
Much heavier hands 8.0 vs 7.1 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.5 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Taller 183 cm vs 173 cm More than 5% taller
Younger 27 years vs 34 years More than 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission offense 7.4 vs 7.1 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 8.4 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.7 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission defense 8.3 vs 8.1 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Nick Patterson
Heavier 155 lbs vs 144 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Hooker on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Patterson’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
Good
Resistance
Decision
Hooker is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Patterson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hooker’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Nick
Patterson
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Patterson is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Patterson is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Patterson 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 Hooker 8.1
fighter Patterson 7.1
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 Hooker 7.4
fighter Patterson 7.1
Great submissions by Hooker
Round 1 May 10, 2013 vs McBride
Round 1 Jul 30, 2011 vs MacGregor
Round 1 Nov 14, 2009 vs Calver

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Hooker 8.3
fighter Patterson 7.5
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
August 24, 2013AFC 6
team
VS
team
R3 KOX
R1 SUBX
1,7471,706
1,7911,662
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Hooker
legend Patterson
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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