UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Burns vs Saggo

1,889

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Burns

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
52% chance Burns
WILL WIN

1,875

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Gilbert Burns
Heavier hands 8.0 vs 7.3 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.6 vs 8.2 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Longer winning streak 4 fights vs 3 fights Around 35% longer winning streak; has momentum coming into a fight
Advantages for Jason Saggo
Significantly better submission offense 8.6 vs 7.8 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 180 cm vs 178 cm Almost the same
Stronger jaw 8.3 vs 8.1 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission defense 8.3 vs 8.1 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.5 vs 8.3 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Burns on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Saggo’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Gilbert
Burns
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Burns has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Burns has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Burns is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Saggo on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Burns’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jason
Saggo
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Saggo is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Saggo has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Saggo is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Burns 8.0
fighter Saggo 7.3
Great knockouts by Burns
Round 1 May 02, 2014 vs Teixeira
Round 1 Dec 05, 2013 vs Goncalves Silva
Round 1 Aug 04, 2012 vs Roberto

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Burns 7.8
fighter Saggo 8.6
Great submissions by Saggo
Round 1 Jul 05, 2013 vs Beaumont
Round 1 Aug 25, 2012 vs Attard
Round 3 May 19, 2011 vs Boyle

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Burns 8.6
fighter Saggo 8.2
Fast finishes by Burns
297 seconds Dec 05, 2013 vs Goncalves Silva
119 seconds Jul 27, 2012 vs Bohrer
160 seconds Jan 28, 2012 vs Salgado
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Burns
legend Saggo
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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