UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Richardson vs Brooks

1,541

CageRank

WINNER
Brooks

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
96% chance Brooks
WILL WIN

2,096

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Will Brooks
Much better submission defense 9.0 vs 7.1 More than 25% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 7.3 Around 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 8.3 vs 7.6 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission offense 7.4 vs 7.0 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier hands 7.8 vs 7.4 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 180 cm vs 173 cm Around 5% taller
Fast finishes 7.6 vs 7.4 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier 155 lbs vs 144 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Joe Richardson
From what we can tell, Will Brooks dominates Joe Richardson in every way.
Brooks on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Richardson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Will
Brooks
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Brooks has a chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Brooks has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Brooks has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Richardson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Brooks’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Joe
Richardson
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Richardson is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Richardson is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Richardson is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Brooks 7.8
fighter Richardson 7.4
Great knockouts by Brooks
Round 3 Jul 31, 2013 vs Leyva
Round 2 Dec 31, 2012 vs Kitaoka
Round 1 Jun 16, 2012 vs Bogguess

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Brooks 7.4
fighter Richardson 7.0
Great submissions by Brooks
Round 2 Oct 15, 2011 vs Bixler
Round 1 Sep 03, 2011 vs Richardson
Round 3 May 13, 2011 vs Reardanz

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Brooks 7.6
fighter Richardson 7.4
Fast finishes by Brooks
526 seconds Dec 31, 2012 vs Kitaoka
260 seconds Jun 16, 2012 vs Bogguess
229 seconds Sep 03, 2011 vs Richardson
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
September 3, 2011XFO 41
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR2 SUB
1,5891,604
1,5411,651
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Brooks
legend Richardson
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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