UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Covington vs Meunier

1,680

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Covington

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
63% chance Covington
WILL WIN

1,586

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Colby Covington
Significantly better submission offense 7.8 vs 7.0 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better submission defense 7.8 vs 7.4 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 7.8 vs 7.5 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Slightly stronger jaw 7.7 vs 7.5 Almost the same
Advantages for Jonathan Meunier
Much heavier hands 8.0 vs 6.7 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Much taller 191 cm vs 180 cm More than 5% taller
Fast finishes 7.7 vs 7.5 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Covington on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Meunier’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Colby
Covington
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Covington is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Covington has a chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Covington has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Meunier on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Covington’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jonathan
Meunier
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Meunier has a chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Meunier has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Meunier has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Covington 6.7
fighter Meunier 8.0
Great knockouts by Meunier
Round 1 Nov 15, 2014 vs Leduc
Round 1 Jun 21, 2014 vs Hubert Therrien
Round 1 Oct 05, 2013 vs Dubois

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Covington 7.8
fighter Meunier 7.0
Great submissions by Covington
Round 2 Apr 27, 2012 vs Hayes
Round 1 Feb 11, 2012 vs Ensley
Round 1 Aug 26, 2006 vs Rocha

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Covington 7.5
fighter Meunier 7.7
Fast finishes by Meunier
216 seconds Nov 15, 2014 vs Leduc
199 seconds Jun 21, 2014 vs Hubert Therrien
269 seconds Oct 05, 2013 vs Dubois
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
June 18, 2016UFC Fight Night 89
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Covington
legend Meunier
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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