UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Giagos vs Burns

1,771

CageRank

WINNER
Burns

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
66% chance Burns
WILL WIN

1,889

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Gilbert Burns
Significantly fast finishes 8.6 vs 7.8 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission offense 7.8 vs 7.2 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better submission defense 8.1 vs 7.5 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Christos Giagos
Heavier hands 8.3 vs 8.0 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 27 years vs 31 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Stronger jaw 8.3 vs 8.1 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Burns on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Giagos’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Gilbert
Burns
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Burns has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Burns has a chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Burns is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Giagos on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Burns’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Christos
Giagos
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Giagos has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Giagos is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Giagos is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Burns 8.0
fighter Giagos 8.3
Great knockouts by Giagos
Round 1 Nov 23, 2013 vs Skancke
Round 2 Oct 19, 2012 vs Lewis
Round 2 Mar 12, 2011 vs Manzo

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Burns 7.8
fighter Giagos 7.2
Great submissions by Burns
Round 1 Jul 27, 2012 vs Bohrer
Round 1 Jun 15, 2012 vs dos Santos
Round 1 Jan 28, 2012 vs Salgado

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Burns 8.6
fighter Giagos 7.8
Fast finishes by Burns
297 seconds Dec 05, 2013 vs Goncalves Silva
119 seconds Jul 27, 2012 vs Bohrer
160 seconds Jan 28, 2012 vs Salgado
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
October 25, 2014UFC 179
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Burns
legend Giagos
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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