UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Nash vs Li

1,543

CageRank

WINNER
Li

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
85% chance Li
WILL WIN

1,848

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jingliang Li
Much better submission defense 8.6 vs 7.2 Around 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.6 vs 7.3 Around 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 8.2 vs 7.3 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly better submission offense 7.8 vs 7.2 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Advantages for Bobby Nash
Significantly heavier hands 7.2 vs 6.7 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Slightly younger 27 years vs 29 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Li on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Nash’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jingliang
Li
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Li is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Li has a chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Li has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Nash on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Li’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Bobby
Nash
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Nash is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Nash is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Nash has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Li 6.8
fighter Nash 7.2
Great knockouts by Nash
Round 1 Jun 17, 2016 vs Davis
Round 1 Nov 14, 2015 vs Fruth
Round 2 Sep 12, 2015 vs Simpson

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Li 7.8
fighter Nash 7.3
Great submissions by Li
Round 3 Apr 27, 2013 vs Jumeau
Round 2 Jan 27, 2011 vs Rossini
Round 1 Apr 18, 2009 vs Jin Wen

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Li 7.3
fighter Nash 7.3
Fast finishes by Nash
40 seconds Jun 17, 2016 vs Davis
104 seconds Nov 14, 2015 vs Fruth
142 seconds Nov 08, 2014 vs Ayub
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
January 28, 2017UFC on Fox 23
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Li
legend Nash
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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