UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Bell vs Gaethje

1,745

CageRank

WINNER
Gaethje

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
89% chance Gaethje
WILL WIN

2,109

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Justin Gaethje
Much heavier hands 9.7 vs 6.8 Around 45% better at knocking out good defenders
Much taller 180 cm vs 168 cm Around 10% taller
Significantly better submission defense 9.1 vs 8.3 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.3 vs 8.4 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Fast finishes 8.8 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Stronger jaw 8.8 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Donnie Bell
Much better submission offense 8.4 vs 6.6 More than 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Younger 27 years vs 29 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Gaethje on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bell’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Justin
Gaethje
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Gaethje has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Gaethje is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Gaethje is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Bell on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Gaethje’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Donnie
Bell
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bell is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Bell has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Bell 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 Gaethje 9.7
fighter Bell 6.8
Great knockouts by Gaethje
Round 2 Oct 26, 2013 vs Lauzon
Round 3 Jun 14, 2013 vs Cobb
Round 1 Mar 23, 2013 vs Cavalcante

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Gaethje 6.6
fighter Bell 8.4
Great submissions by Bell
Round 1 Oct 11, 2013 vs Navarro
Round 1 Oct 20, 2012 vs Mitchell
Round 1 Feb 25, 2012 vs Miller

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Gaethje 8.8
fighter Bell 8.4
Fast finishes by Gaethje
400 seconds Oct 26, 2013 vs Lauzon
739 seconds Jun 14, 2013 vs Cobb
147 seconds Mar 23, 2013 vs Cavalcante
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
December 17, 2011ROF 42
team
VS
team
XR2 KO
XR2 KO
1,6401,813
1,6131,840
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Gaethje
legend Bell
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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