UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Pettis vs McKenna

1,925

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Pettis

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
80% chance Pettis
WILL WIN

1,686

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Sergio Pettis
Significantly stronger jaw 8.5 vs 7.4 More than 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 7.6 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly heavier hands 7.3 vs 6.5 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Slightly better submission defense 8.2 vs 8.0 Almost the same
Advantages for Tom McKenna
Much heavier 134 lbs vs 125 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Much taller 180 cm vs 168 cm Around 10% taller
Significantly better submission offense 8.3 vs 7.3 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Pettis on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against McKenna’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Sergio
Pettis
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Pettis has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Pettis is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Pettis has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
McKenna on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Pettis’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tom
McKenna
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
McKenna is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
McKenna has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
McKenna 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 Pettis 7.3
fighter McKenna 6.5
Great knockouts by Pettis
Round 1 Jun 21, 2013 vs Pegg
Round 2 Nov 18, 2011 vs Zelinski
Round 1 Aug 15, 2009 vs Winski

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Pettis 7.3
fighter McKenna 8.3
Great submissions by McKenna
Round 1 May 10, 2013 vs Kumar
Round 1 Nov 09, 2012 vs Singh
Round 1 Dec 10, 2010 vs Harvey

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Pettis 7.9
fighter McKenna 7.8
Fast finishes by Pettis
153 seconds Sep 28, 2013 vs Porter
51 seconds Jun 21, 2013 vs Pegg
232 seconds Jun 16, 2012 vs McKenna
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
June 16, 2012LOF 53
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
R1 KOX
1,7261,672
1,7681,629
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Pettis
legend McKenna
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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