UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Byrd vs Krantz

1,653

CageRank

WINNER
Krantz

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
60% chance Krantz
WILL WIN

1,723

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Derrick Krantz
Much better submission offense 8.4 vs 7.3 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 7.5 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly fast finishes 8.4 vs 7.6 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 7.8 vs 7.4 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Younger 30 years vs 34 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Stronger jaw 8.5 vs 8.2 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Charles Byrd
Much heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Slightly heavier hands 7.0 vs 6.8 Almost the same
Krantz on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Byrd’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Derrick
Krantz
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Krantz is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Krantz has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Krantz is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Byrd on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Krantz’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Charles
Byrd
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Byrd is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Byrd has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Byrd is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Krantz 6.8
fighter Byrd 7.0
Great knockouts by Byrd
Round 1 Jul 01, 2016 vs Henry
Round 1 Feb 13, 2015 vs Thompson
Round 1 Aug 29, 2009 vs Trammel

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Krantz 8.5
fighter Byrd 7.3
Great submissions by Krantz
Round 1 Sep 14, 2012 vs Farran
Round 1 Mar 16, 2012 vs Scallan
Round 1 Aug 20, 2010 vs Larson

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Krantz 8.4
fighter Byrd 7.6
Fast finishes by Krantz
181 seconds Mar 16, 2012 vs Scallan
268 seconds Aug 20, 2010 vs Larson
207 seconds Jun 26, 2009 vs Wallace
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
December 14, 2012LFC 16
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR2 SUB
1,6161,711
1,5791,748
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Krantz
legend Byrd
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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