UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - McBride vs Holtzman

1,658

CageRank

WINNER
Holtzman

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
81% chance Holtzman
WILL WIN

1,910

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Scott Holtzman
Much heavier hands 7.7 vs 6.7 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better submission defense 8.6 vs 7.8 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 8.0 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.3 vs 7.9 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Michael McBride
Much better submission offense 8.4 vs 7.5 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
A lot taller 185 cm vs 175 cm More than 5% taller
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.9 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Holtzman on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against McBride’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Scott
Holtzman
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Holtzman has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Holtzman has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Holtzman has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
McBride on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Holtzman’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michael
McBride
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
McBride is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
McBride has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
McBride is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Holtzman 7.7
fighter McBride 6.7
Great knockouts by Holtzman
Round 2 Jun 14, 2013 vs Mahlow
Round 1 Sep 28, 2012 vs Coggins
Round 1 Jun 22, 2012 vs Metts

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Holtzman 7.5
fighter McBride 8.5
Great submissions by McBride
Round 2 Jun 14, 2013 vs Jenkins
Round 1 Feb 22, 2013 vs Rider
Round 1 Aug 03, 2012 vs Wolf

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Holtzman 7.9
fighter McBride 8.2
Fast finishes by McBride
499 seconds Jun 14, 2013 vs Jenkins
95 seconds Feb 22, 2013 vs Rider
124 seconds Aug 03, 2012 vs Wolf
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 22, 2017UFC Fight Night 108
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Holtzman
legend McBride
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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