UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Walenski vs Pettis

1,459

CageRank

WINNER
Pettis

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
94% chance Pettis
WILL WIN

1,925

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Sergio Pettis
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 6.9 Around 30% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission defense 8.2 vs 6.7 Around 25% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.3 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly stronger jaw 8.5 vs 7.7 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier hands 7.3 vs 7.0 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Advantages for Scott Walenski
From what we can tell, Sergio Pettis dominates Scott Walenski in every way.
Pettis on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Walenski’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Sergio
Pettis
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Pettis has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Pettis has a chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Below average
Resistance
Decision
Pettis has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Walenski on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Pettis’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Scott
Walenski
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Walenski is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Walenski is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Walenski 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 Pettis 7.3
fighter Walenski 7.0
Great knockouts by Pettis
Round 1 Jun 21, 2013 vs Pegg
Round 2 Nov 18, 2011 vs Zelinski
Round 1 Aug 15, 2009 vs Winski

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Pettis 7.3
fighter Walenski 7.3
Great submissions by Pettis
Round 1 Sep 28, 2013 vs Porter
Round 1 Jun 16, 2012 vs McKenna
Round 1 Aug 07, 2010 vs Walenski

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Pettis 7.9
fighter Walenski 7.3
Fast finishes by Pettis
153 seconds Sep 28, 2013 vs Porter
51 seconds Jun 21, 2013 vs Pegg
232 seconds Jun 16, 2012 vs McKenna
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
August 7, 2010NAFC - Relentless
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XDEC
1,4951,593
1,4591,629
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Pettis
legend Walenski
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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