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

1,844

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Hooker

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
87% chance Hooker
WILL WIN

1,520

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Dan Hooker
Much heavier hands 8.0 vs 6.8 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Much better submission defense 8.3 vs 6.6 More than 25% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 7.3 More than 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.6 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly stronger jaw 8.7 vs 7.9 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission offense 7.4 vs 7.0 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 183 cm vs 175 cm Around 5% taller
Advantages for Scott MacGregor
From what we can tell, Dan Hooker dominates Scott MacGregor in every way.
Hooker on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against MacGregor’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dan
Hooker
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hooker has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Hooker has a chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Below average
Resistance
Decision
Hooker is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
MacGregor on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hooker’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Scott
MacGregor
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
MacGregor is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
MacGregor is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
MacGregor 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 MacGregor 6.8
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 MacGregor 7.0
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 MacGregor 7.6
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
July 30, 2011SFC 8
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
XDEC
1,5371,595
1,5951,536
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Hooker
legend MacGregor
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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