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

1,774

CageRank

WINNER
Pettis

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
70% chance Pettis
WILL WIN

1,925

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Sergio Pettis
Significantly heavier hands 7.3 vs 6.6 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly stronger jaw 8.5 vs 7.7 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly younger 24 years vs 31 years Around 25% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 8.1 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.6 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Advantages for Matt Hobar
Much heavier 134 lbs vs 125 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Much taller 178 cm vs 168 cm More than 5% taller
Better submission offense 7.6 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better submission defense 8.5 vs 8.2 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Pettis on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hobar’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
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Pettis has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Hobar on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Pettis’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Matt
Hobar
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hobar is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Hobar is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Hobar 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 Pettis 7.3
fighter Hobar 6.6
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 Hobar 7.6
Great submissions by Hobar
Round 1 Jul 19, 2013 vs Huerta
Round 1 Jul 15, 2011 vs Flores
Round 2 Mar 11, 2011 vs Gauna

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Pettis 7.9
fighter Hobar 7.6
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
December 6, 2014UFC 181
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Pettis
legend Hobar
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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