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

1,803

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Garbrandt

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
64% chance Garbrandt
WILL WIN

1,702

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Cody Garbrandt
Much heavier hands 8.9 vs 6.8 More than 30% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.3 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 8.2 vs 7.8 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 8.0 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Jerrell Hodge
Significantly better submission offense 7.2 vs 6.3 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger jaw 8.4 vs 7.9 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Garbrandt on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hodge’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Cody
Garbrandt
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Garbrandt has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Garbrandt is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Garbrandt is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Hodge on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Garbrandt’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jerrell
Hodge
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hodge is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Hodge is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Hodge 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 Garbrandt 8.9
fighter Hodge 6.9
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 Garbrandt 6.3
fighter Hodge 7.2
Great submissions by Hodge
Round 1 Oct 20, 2012 vs Arce
Round 2 Aug 17, 2012 vs King
Round 2 Jul 16, 2011 vs Baldwin

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Garbrandt 8.3
fighter Hodge 7.3
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
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR3 KO
R2 KOX
1,6571,643
1,6051,695
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Garbrandt
legend Hodge
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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