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

1,680

CageRank

WINNER
Pyle

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
92% chance Pyle
WILL WIN

2,098

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Mike Pyle
Much heavier hands 8.1 vs 6.7 More than 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.5 vs 7.5 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better submission defense 9.0 vs 7.8 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 7.8 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 8.5 vs 7.7 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 183 cm vs 180 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Colby Covington
Significantly younger 30 years vs 42 years Around 30% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Pyle on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Covington’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mike
Pyle
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Pyle has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Pyle has a chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Pyle has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Covington on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Pyle’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
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Covington is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Covington is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Pyle 8.1
fighter Covington 6.7
Great knockouts by Pyle
Round 1 Dec 15, 2012 vs Head
Round 1 Jun 08, 2012 vs Neer
Round 1 Mar 03, 2006 vs Machado

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Pyle 7.8
fighter Covington 7.8
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 Pyle 8.5
fighter Covington 7.5
Fast finishes by Pyle
115 seconds Dec 15, 2012 vs Head
296 seconds Jun 08, 2012 vs Neer
292 seconds May 18, 2008 vs Hornbuckle
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
May 23, 2015UFC 187
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Pyle
legend Covington
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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