UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Ward vs Daley

1,882

CageRank

WINNER
Daley

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
68% chance Daley
WILL WIN

2,017

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Paul Daley
Much better submission defense 9.4 vs 7.7 More than 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Much heavier hands 9.5 vs 8.3 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 8.3 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 9.3 vs 8.8 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 8.7 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier 170 lbs vs 169 lbs Almost the same
Advantages for Brennan Ward
Much better submission offense 7.5 vs 6.3 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Younger 29 years vs 35 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taller 178 cm vs 175 cm Almost the same
Daley on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ward’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Paul
Daley
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Daley has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Daley is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Daley is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Ward on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Daley’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Brennan
Ward
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ward has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Ward is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Ward is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Daley 9.5
fighter Ward 8.3
Great knockouts by Daley
Round 1 Jan 02, 2010 vs Hazelett
Round 1 Sep 19, 2009 vs Kampmann
Round 2 Dec 05, 2008 vs Alessio

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Daley 6.3
fighter Ward 7.5
Great submissions by Ward
Round 2 Oct 04, 2013 vs Pacheco
Round 1 Feb 28, 2013 vs Moguel
Round 1 Aug 03, 2008 vs Hoyt

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Daley 8.8
fighter Ward 8.4
Fast finishes by Daley
144 seconds Jan 02, 2010 vs Hazelett
151 seconds Sep 19, 2009 vs Kampmann
438 seconds Dec 05, 2008 vs Alessio
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
January 21, 2017Bellator 170
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Daley
legend Ward
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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