UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Kessinger vs Garbrandt

1,437

CageRank

WINNER
Garbrandt

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
89% chance Garbrandt
WILL WIN

1,803

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Cody Garbrandt
Much heavier hands 8.9 vs 7.0 Around 30% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.3 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission defense 8.2 vs 6.8 More than 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 6.8 More than 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Younger 26 years vs 33 years More than 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Stronger jaw 7.9 vs 7.6 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 170 cm vs 168 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Charles Kessinger
Much better submission offense 7.0 vs 6.3 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier 149 lbs vs 134 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Garbrandt on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kessinger’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Cody
Garbrandt
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Garbrandt has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Garbrandt is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Garbrandt is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Kessinger on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Garbrandt’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Charles
Kessinger
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Kessinger is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Kessinger is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Kessinger 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 Garbrandt 8.9
fighter Kessinger 7.0
Great knockouts by Garbrandt
Round 1 Nov 27, 2013 vs Manley
Round 1 Dec 29, 2012 vs Kessinger
Round 1 Feb 26, 2011 vs Guarriello

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Garbrandt 6.3
fighter Kessinger 7.0
Great submissions by Kessinger
Round 1 Dec 08, 2012 vs Gathers

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Garbrandt 8.3
fighter Kessinger 7.3
Fast finishes by Garbrandt
237 seconds Nov 27, 2013 vs Manley
36 seconds Feb 26, 2011 vs Guarriello
78 seconds Jan 15, 2011 vs Freedson
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
XR2 KO
1,5151,605
1,4771,642
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Garbrandt
legend Kessinger
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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