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

1,844

CageRank

WINNER
Burns

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
56% chance Burns
WILL WIN

1,889

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Gilbert Burns
Fast finishes 8.6 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission offense 7.8 vs 7.4 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Longer winning streak 4 fights vs 3 fights Around 35% longer winning streak; has momentum coming into a fight
Advantages for Dan Hooker
Taller 183 cm vs 178 cm Around 5% taller
Stronger jaw 8.7 vs 8.1 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 8.3 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Younger 28 years vs 32 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission defense 8.3 vs 8.1 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Burns on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hooker’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Gilbert
Burns
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Burns is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Burns has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Burns is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Hooker on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Burns’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 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
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Burns 8.0
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 Burns 7.8
fighter Hooker 7.4
Great submissions by Burns
Round 1 Jul 27, 2012 vs Bohrer
Round 1 Jun 15, 2012 vs dos Santos
Round 1 Jan 28, 2012 vs Salgado

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Burns 8.6
fighter Hooker 8.3
Fast finishes by Burns
297 seconds Dec 05, 2013 vs Goncalves Silva
119 seconds Jul 27, 2012 vs Bohrer
160 seconds Jan 28, 2012 vs Salgado
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
July 7, 2018UFC 226
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Burns
legend Hooker
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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