UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Garbrandt vs Dillashaw

1,803

CageRank

WINNER
Dillashaw

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
75% chance Dillashaw
WILL WIN

1,994

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for T.J. Dillashaw
Much better submission offense 7.5 vs 6.3 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better submission defense 8.6 vs 8.2 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.6 vs 8.3 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.2 vs 7.9 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Cody Garbrandt
Significantly heavier hands 8.9 vs 8.2 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 26 years vs 31 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taller 170 cm vs 168 cm Almost the same
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 8.1 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Dillashaw on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Garbrandt’s defensive skills
Predictions For
T.J.
Dillashaw
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Dillashaw has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Dillashaw is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Dillashaw is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Garbrandt on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Dillashaw’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Cody
Garbrandt
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Garbrandt has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Garbrandt is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Garbrandt is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Dillashaw 8.2
fighter Garbrandt 8.9
Great knockouts by Garbrandt
Round 1 Nov 27, 2013 vs Manley
Round 1 Dec 29, 2012 vs Kessinger
Round 1 Feb 26, 2011 vs Guarriello

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Dillashaw 7.5
fighter Garbrandt 6.3
Great submissions by Dillashaw
Round 1 Jul 11, 2012 vs Lee
Round 1 Oct 02, 2010 vs Suarez
Round 1 May 22, 2010 vs Drucker

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Dillashaw 8.1
fighter Garbrandt 8.3
Fast finishes by Garbrandt
237 seconds Nov 27, 2013 vs Manley
36 seconds Feb 26, 2011 vs Guarriello
78 seconds Jan 15, 2011 vs Freedson
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Dillashaw
legend Garbrandt
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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