UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Cannonier vs Waalkes

1,840

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Cannonier

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
64% chance Cannonier
WILL WIN

1,740

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jared Cannonier
Much heavier hands 8.1 vs 7.3 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly fast finishes 8.5 vs 8.1 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 8.2 vs 7.9 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Stephen Waalkes
Better submission offense 7.6 vs 7.4 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger jaw 8.6 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Longer winning streak 6 fights vs 5 fights 20% longer winning streak; has momentum coming into a fight
Cannonier on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Waalkes’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jared
Cannonier
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Cannonier has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Cannonier is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Cannonier is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Waalkes on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Cannonier’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Stephen
Waalkes
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Waalkes is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Waalkes has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Waalkes 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 Cannonier 8.1
fighter Waalkes 7.3
Great knockouts by Cannonier
Round 1 Feb 13, 2013 vs Ofiu
Round 1 May 18, 2011 vs Aynes
Round 2 Mar 23, 2011 vs Taylor

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Cannonier 7.4
fighter Waalkes 7.7
Great submissions by Waalkes
Round 4 Mar 09, 2010 vs Rivera
Round 0 Jun 10, 2009 vs Beck
Round 1 Dec 10, 2008 vs Talamoni

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Cannonier 8.5
fighter Waalkes 8.1
Fast finishes by Cannonier
422 seconds Apr 30, 2013 vs Waalkes
176 seconds Feb 13, 2013 vs Ofiu
46 seconds Oct 12, 2011 vs Coomes
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R2 SUBX
XR2 SUB
1,7101,803
1,7731,740
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Cannonier
legend Waalkes
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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