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

1,680

CageRank

WINNER
Griffin

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
76% chance Griffin
WILL WIN

1,883

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Max Griffin
Much heavier hands 7.6 vs 6.7 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly stronger jaw 8.5 vs 7.7 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 7.8 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly fast finishes 8.0 vs 7.5 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 8.4 vs 7.8 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Slightly taller 183 cm vs 180 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Colby Covington
Significantly better submission offense 7.8 vs 7.3 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Slightly younger 30 years vs 32 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Griffin on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Covington’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Max
Griffin
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Griffin has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Griffin has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Griffin has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Covington on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Griffin’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 has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Covington has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Griffin 7.6
fighter Covington 6.7
Great knockouts by Griffin
Round 1 Jan 07, 2012 vs Jara
Round 1 Oct 10, 2009 vs Vuittonet
Round 1 Apr 04, 2009 vs Hunter

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Griffin 7.3
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 Griffin 8.0
fighter Covington 7.5
Fast finishes by Griffin
56 seconds Jan 18, 2013 vs Rigmaden
56 seconds Jan 07, 2012 vs Jara
30 seconds Apr 04, 2009 vs Hunter
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
August 20, 2016UFC 202
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Griffin
legend Covington
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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