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

1,653

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Byrd

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
73% chance Byrd
WILL WIN

1,479

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Charles Byrd
Much heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Significantly heavier hands 7.0 vs 6.1 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 7.6 vs 7.1 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission offense 7.3 vs 6.8 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 7.5 vs 7.0 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 7.4 vs 7.0 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Ira Boyd
From what we can tell, Charles Byrd dominates Ira Boyd in every way.
Byrd on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Boyd’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
Good
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
Boyd on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Byrd’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ira
Boyd
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Boyd is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Boyd is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Boyd 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 Byrd 7.0
fighter Boyd 6.1
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 Byrd 7.3
fighter Boyd 6.8
Great submissions by Byrd
Round 1 Jul 11, 2017 vs Pickett
Round 1 Apr 28, 2012 vs Boyd
Round 1 Jun 10, 2011 vs Vasquez

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Byrd 7.6
fighter Boyd 7.1
Fast finishes by Byrd
131 seconds Apr 28, 2012 vs Boyd
135 seconds Jun 10, 2011 vs Vasquez
87 seconds Aug 29, 2009 vs Trammel
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
R2 SUBX
1,5731,522
1,6161,479
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Byrd
legend Boyd
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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