UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Verschueren vs Hein

1,518

CageRank

WINNER
Hein

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
91% chance Hein
WILL WIN

1,919

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Nick Hein
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 7.1 More than 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better submission defense 8.6 vs 7.3 Around 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly better submission offense 7.3 vs 6.4 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Younger 33 years vs 39 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Kurt Verschueren
Much heavier 184 lbs vs 155 lbs Around 20% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
A lot taller 183 cm vs 173 cm More than 5% taller
Heavier hands 7.5 vs 6.9 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 7.5 vs 7.2 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Hein on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Verschueren’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Nick
Hein
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hein is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Hein has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Hein has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Verschueren on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hein’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Kurt
Verschueren
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Verschueren is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Verschueren is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Verschueren is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Hein 6.9
fighter Verschueren 7.5
Great knockouts by Verschueren
Round 1 Feb 12, 2011 vs Karlovic
Round 1 May 31, 2008 vs Forssell
Round 1 Feb 26, 2005 vs Turky

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Hein 7.3
fighter Verschueren 6.4
Great submissions by Hein
Round 1 Apr 17, 2010 vs Verschueren
Round 2 Mar 06, 2010 vs Heber
Round 1 Aug 08, 2009 vs Heber

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Hein 7.2
fighter Verschueren 7.5
Fast finishes by Verschueren
9 seconds Feb 12, 2011 vs Karlovic
354 seconds Nov 07, 2009 vs Noordzee
36 seconds Feb 26, 2005 vs Turky
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR2 SUB
1,5361,638
1,5001,673
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Hein
legend Verschueren
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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