UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Straus vs Wilcox

2,145

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Straus

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
73% chance Straus
WILL WIN

1,970

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Daniel Straus
Puts up a fight 9.5 vs 8.4 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.2 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission offense 7.7 vs 7.2 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Younger 33 years vs 39 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taller 173 cm vs 168 cm Around 5% taller
Slightly better submission defense 8.9 vs 8.8 Almost the same
Advantages for Justin Wilcox
Heavier hands 7.0 vs 6.7 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Heavier 155 lbs vs 144 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Straus on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Wilcox’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Daniel
Straus
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Straus is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Straus is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Straus has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Wilcox on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Straus’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Justin
Wilcox
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Wilcox is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Wilcox is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Wilcox has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Straus 6.7
fighter Wilcox 7.0
Great knockouts by Wilcox
Round 1 Apr 01, 2011 vs Damm
Round 3 Aug 18, 2007 vs Murphey

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Straus 7.7
fighter Wilcox 7.3
Great submissions by Straus
Round 2 Oct 26, 2012 vs Robinson
Round 3 Apr 16, 2011 vs Foster
Round 5 Feb 20, 2010 vs Caraballo

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Straus 7.1
fighter Wilcox 7.1
Fast finishes by Straus
591 seconds Oct 26, 2012 vs Robinson
828 seconds Apr 16, 2011 vs Foster
733 seconds Jun 26, 2009 vs Lyons
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
October 3, 2014Bellator 127
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Straus
legend Wilcox
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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