UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Babcock vs Brunson

1,680

CageRank

WINNER
Brunson

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
74% chance Brunson
WILL WIN

1,862

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Derek Brunson
Fast finishes 8.4 vs 6.9 More than 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission offense 7.6 vs 6.6 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 8.0 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Heavier hands 7.6 vs 7.2 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Stronger jaw 8.1 vs 7.7 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 185 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Advantages for Danny Babcock
Heavier 203 lbs vs 186 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Brunson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Babcock’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Derek
Brunson
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Brunson has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Brunson is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Brunson has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Babcock on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Brunson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Danny
Babcock
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Babcock is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Babcock is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Babcock 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 Brunson 7.6
fighter Babcock 7.2
Great knockouts by Brunson
Round 1 Jan 22, 2011 vs Babcock
Round 1 Jun 26, 2010 vs McNally
Round 1 Feb 27, 2010 vs Tavares

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Brunson 7.6
fighter Babcock 6.6
Great submissions by Brunson
Round 1 Nov 06, 2013 vs Houston
Round 1 Jul 30, 2011 vs Sayers
Round 1 Dec 04, 2010 vs Brower

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Brunson 8.4
fighter Babcock 6.9
Fast finishes by Brunson
48 seconds Nov 06, 2013 vs Houston
273 seconds Jul 30, 2011 vs Sayers
102 seconds Jun 26, 2010 vs McNally
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
XR2 KO
1,6741,768
1,6381,805
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Brunson
legend Babcock
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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