UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - McGregor vs Buchinger

2,038

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
McGregor

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
50% chance McGregor
WILL WIN

2,036

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Conor McGregor
Much heavier hands 9.4 vs 7.2 More than 30% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 9.2 vs 8.4 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Younger 28 years vs 31 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Ivan Buchinger
Much better submission offense 9.1 vs 6.4 More than 40% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly better submission defense 9.3 vs 8.7 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.2 vs 8.9 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Slightly taller 175 cm vs 173 cm Almost the same
McGregor on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Buchinger’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Conor
McGregor
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
McGregor has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
McGregor is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
McGregor is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Buchinger on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against McGregor’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ivan
Buchinger
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Buchinger is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Buchinger has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Buchinger 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 McGregor 9.4
fighter Buchinger 7.2
Great knockouts by McGregor
Round 1 Apr 06, 2013 vs Brimage
Round 1 Dec 31, 2012 vs Buchinger
Round 1 Feb 18, 2012 vs O'Keefe

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter McGregor 6.5
fighter Buchinger 9.1
Great submissions by Buchinger
Round 4 Dec 31, 2013 vs Ray
Round 2 Oct 05, 2013 vs Sinclair
Round 1 Nov 20, 2010 vs Latomaki

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter McGregor 9.2
fighter Buchinger 8.4
Fast finishes by McGregor
67 seconds Apr 06, 2013 vs Brimage
220 seconds Dec 31, 2012 vs Buchinger
93 seconds Feb 18, 2012 vs O'Keefe
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
December 31, 2012CWFC 51
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
XR2 SUB
1,8851,939
1,9431,881
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend McGregor
legend Buchinger
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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