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

1,450

CageRank

WINNER
Cannonier

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
90% chance Cannonier
WILL WIN

1,840

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jared Cannonier
Fast finishes 8.5 vs 7.3 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much stronger jaw 8.3 vs 6.8 More than 20% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.4 vs 7.0 Around 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much heavier hands 8.1 vs 7.3 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better submission defense 8.2 vs 7.2 Around 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better submission offense 7.4 vs 7.2 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Advantages for Isaac Taylor
From what we can tell, Jared Cannonier dominates Isaac Taylor in every way.
Cannonier on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Taylor’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jared
Cannonier
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Cannonier has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Below average
Jaw
Submission
Cannonier has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Cannonier has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Taylor on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Cannonier’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Isaac
Taylor
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Taylor is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Taylor is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Taylor 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 Cannonier 8.1
fighter Taylor 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 Taylor 7.2
Great submissions by Cannonier
Round 2 Apr 30, 2013 vs Waalkes
Round 1 Oct 28, 2011 vs Herringshaw
Round 1 Oct 12, 2011 vs Coomes

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Cannonier 8.5
fighter Taylor 7.3
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
XR2 KO
XR2 KO
1,5001,500
1,4501,550
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Cannonier
legend Taylor
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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