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

2,038

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
McGregor

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
61% chance McGregor
WILL WIN

1,958

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Conor McGregor
Fast finishes 9.2 vs 7.8 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 9.4 vs 8.6 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly younger 29 years vs 43 years Around 35% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Significantly better submission defense 8.7 vs 7.9 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Stronger takedown offense 8.5 vs 8.2 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Advantages for Mark Hunt
Much heavier 261 lbs vs 155 lbs Around 70% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Significantly harder to hit 9.0 vs 8.5 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Better takedown defense 8.8 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Taller 178 cm vs 173 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission offense 6.6 vs 6.4 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.8 Almost the same
Slightly longer reach 188 cm vs 185 cm Almost the same
McGregor on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hunt’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Conor
McGregor
In 8:51, how much damage will he do? McGregor Hunt
Significant Strikes34
McGregor's good striking offense is matched by Hunt's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 80 Significant Strikes in 8:51
Good
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
McGregor's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Hunt's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 8:51
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
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
Average
Resistance
Decision
McGregor is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Hunt on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against McGregor’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mark
Hunt
In 8:51, how much damage will he do? Hunt McGregor
Significant Strikes46
Hunt's good striking offense may be a factor against McGregor's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 80 Significant Strikes in 8:51
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Hunt's average takedown offense is matched by McGregor's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 8:51
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hunt has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Hunt is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Hunt is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter McGregor 8.6
fighter Hunt 8.6
Great striking by McGregor
53 strikes Aug 17, 2013 vs Holloway
21 strikes Apr 06, 2013 vs Brimage

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter McGregor 8.5
fighter Hunt 8.2
Great takedowns by McGregor
4 takedowns Aug 17, 2013 vs Holloway

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter McGregor 9.4
fighter Hunt 8.6
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

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter McGregor 9.2
fighter Hunt 7.8
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
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend McGregor
legend Hunt
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
Showing 1 comment.
This is the stupidest thing I've read in 2016
comments powered by Disqus