UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Bone vs Whittaker

1,641

CageRank

WINNER
Whittaker

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
74% chance Whittaker
WILL WIN

1,824

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Robert Whittaker
Much heavier hands 7.8 vs 7.0 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 8.4 vs 7.9 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 8.4 vs 8.0 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Stronger jaw 8.5 vs 8.2 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Taller 180 cm vs 178 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Ian Bone
Significantly better submission offense 7.7 vs 7.3 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Whittaker on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bone’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Robert
Whittaker
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Whittaker has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Whittaker is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Whittaker is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Bone on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Whittaker’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ian
Bone
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bone is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Bone is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Bone is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Whittaker 7.8
fighter Bone 7.0
Great knockouts by Whittaker
Round 3 May 25, 2013 vs Smith
Round 1 Mar 23, 2012 vs Spooner
Round 2 Dec 09, 2011 vs Bone

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Whittaker 7.3
fighter Bone 7.7
Great submissions by Bone
Round 2 Jul 07, 2012 vs Mortimer
Round 1 Mar 27, 2010 vs Rodriguez
Round 1 Jul 11, 2009 vs Lisita

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Whittaker 7.6
fighter Bone 7.6
Fast finishes by Whittaker
641 seconds May 25, 2013 vs Smith
241 seconds Mar 23, 2012 vs Spooner
580 seconds Aug 26, 2011 vs Nelson
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
December 9, 2011CFC 19
team
VS
team
XR2 KO
XR2 SUB
1,6581,736
1,6191,775
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Whittaker
legend Bone
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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