UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Scott vs Whittaker

1,740

CageRank

WINNER
Whittaker

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
62% chance Whittaker
WILL WIN

1,824

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Robert Whittaker
Better takedown defense 8.6 vs 8.2 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Better striker 8.7 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Longer reach 187 cm vs 183 cm Almost the same
Slightly better submission defense 8.4 vs 8.2 Almost the same
Advantages for Brad Scott
Harder to hit 8.5 vs 8.1 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Taller 185 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission offense 7.7 vs 7.3 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger takedown offense 8.2 vs 8.0 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Stronger jaw 8.7 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 8.4 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Whittaker on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Scott’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Robert
Whittaker
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Whittaker Scott
Significant Strikes77
Whittaker's good striking offense may be a factor against Scott's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Whittaker's average takedown offense is matched by Scott's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Whittaker is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Whittaker is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Whittaker has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Scott on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Whittaker’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Brad
Scott
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Scott Whittaker
Significant Strikes82
Scott's average striking offense may be a factor against Whittaker's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Below average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Scott's average takedown offense is matched by Whittaker's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Scott is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Scott is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Scott is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Whittaker 8.7
fighter Scott 8.5
Great striking by Whittaker
53 strikes May 25, 2013 vs Smith
83 strikes Dec 15, 2012 vs Scott

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Whittaker 7.8
fighter Scott 7.8
Great knockouts by Whittaker
Round 3 May 25, 2013 vs Smith
Round 1 Mar 23, 2012 vs Spooner
Round 2 Dec 09, 2011 vs Bone

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Whittaker 7.3
fighter Scott 7.7
Great submissions by Scott
Round 1 Oct 26, 2013 vs Kuiper
Round 1 Jul 23, 2011 vs Williams
Round 1 Jul 17, 2010 vs Round

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Whittaker 7.6
fighter Scott 8.1
Fast finishes by Scott
257 seconds Oct 26, 2013 vs Kuiper
765 seconds Mar 16, 2012 vs Rahman
196 seconds Jul 23, 2011 vs Williams
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
December 15, 2012UFC on FX 6
team
VS
team
XR3 DEC
R1 KOX
1,7791,774
1,7281,824
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Whittaker
legend Scott
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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