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

1,740

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Scott

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
59% chance Scott
WILL WIN

1,677

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Brad Scott
Significantly better submission offense 7.7 vs 6.7 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly better submission defense 8.2 vs 7.2 Around 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 8.1 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Taller 185 cm vs 183 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Michael Kuiper
Significantly stronger takedown offense 8.8 vs 8.2 More than 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Better takedown defense 8.4 vs 8.2 Around 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Longer reach 185 cm vs 183 cm Almost the same
Heavier hands 8.0 vs 7.8 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Scott on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kuiper’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Brad
Scott
In 9:46, how much damage will he do? Scott Kuiper
Significant Strikes46
Scott's average striking offense is matched by Kuiper's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 88 Significant Strikes in 9:46
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Scott's average takedown offense is matched by Kuiper's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 9:46
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 has a chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Scott is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Kuiper on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Scott’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michael
Kuiper
In 9:46, how much damage will he do? Kuiper Scott
Significant Strikes44
Kuiper's average striking offense is matched by Scott's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 88 Significant Strikes in 9:46
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Kuiper's good takedown offense may be a factor against Scott's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 9:46
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Kuiper has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Kuiper is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Kuiper is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Scott 8.5
fighter Kuiper 8.4
Great striking by Scott
14 strikes Oct 26, 2013 vs Kuiper

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Scott 8.2
fighter Kuiper 8.8
Great takedowns by Kuiper
1 takedown Aug 11, 2012 vs Hamman

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Scott 7.8
fighter Kuiper 8.0
Great knockouts by Kuiper
Round 2 Aug 11, 2012 vs Hamman
Round 1 Oct 03, 2009 vs Wagemans
Round 0 May 10, 2009 vs Muradov

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Scott 7.7
fighter Kuiper 6.7
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 Scott 8.1
fighter Kuiper 8.1
Fast finishes by Kuiper
436 seconds Aug 11, 2012 vs Hamman
10 seconds Oct 03, 2009 vs Wagemans
540 seconds Feb 14, 2009 vs Sultan
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
October 26, 2013UFC Fight Night 30
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
XR2 KO
1,7281,768
1,7841,712
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Scott
legend Kuiper
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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