UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Darrington vs Nakashima

1,709

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Darrington

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
66% chance Darrington
WILL WIN

1,593

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Brad Darrington
Puts up a fight 7.9 vs 7.5 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 7.8 vs 7.4 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Stronger jaw 7.8 vs 7.5 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for James Nakashima
Better submission offense 7.5 vs 6.9 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 7.7 vs 7.4 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier hands 7.5 vs 7.2 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Darrington on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Nakashima’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Brad
Darrington
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Darrington has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Darrington is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Darrington has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Nakashima on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Darrington’s defensive skills
Predictions For
James
Nakashima
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Nakashima has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Nakashima has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Nakashima is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Darrington 7.2
fighter Nakashima 7.5
Great knockouts by Nakashima
Round 2 Jul 27, 2013 vs Miller

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Darrington 6.9
fighter Nakashima 7.5
Great submissions by Nakashima
Round 1 Mar 01, 2014 vs Throssell

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Darrington 7.4
fighter Nakashima 7.7
Fast finishes by Nakashima
40 seconds Mar 01, 2014 vs Throssell
469 seconds Jul 27, 2013 vs Miller
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
February 19, 2016RFA 35
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Darrington
legend Nakashima
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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