UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Meek vs Taleb

1,792

CageRank

WINNER
Taleb

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
54% chance Taleb
WILL WIN

1,818

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Nordine Taleb
Taller 185 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Puts up a fight 8.5 vs 8.3 Almost the same
Advantages for Emil Meek
Fast finishes 8.5 vs 7.6 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 8.8 vs 8.0 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 30 years vs 37 years Around 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taleb on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Meek’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Nordine
Taleb
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Taleb has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Taleb is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Taleb is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Meek on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Taleb’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Emil
Meek
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Meek has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Meek is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Meek is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Taleb 8.0
fighter Meek 8.8
Great knockouts by Meek
Round 2 Nov 23, 2013 vs Franklin
Round 1 Mar 02, 2013 vs Vitalis Hansen
Round 1 Mar 12, 2011 vs Frekman

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Taleb 7.6
fighter Meek 8.5
Fast finishes by Meek
400 seconds Nov 23, 2013 vs Franklin
60 seconds Mar 02, 2013 vs Vitalis Hansen
25 seconds Mar 12, 2011 vs Frekman
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Taleb
legend Meek
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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