UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Hughes vs Edwards

1,533

CageRank

WINNER
Edwards

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
86% chance Edwards
WILL WIN

1,845

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Leon Edwards
Fast finishes 8.5 vs 7.4 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly heavier hands 7.8 vs 6.7 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 8.6 vs 7.5 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 8.3 vs 7.5 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission defense 8.4 vs 7.9 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Jamie Hughes
From what we can tell, Leon Edwards dominates Jamie Hughes in every way.
Edwards on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hughes’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Leon
Edwards
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Edwards has a chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Edwards is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Edwards has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Hughes on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Edwards’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jamie
Hughes
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hughes is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Hughes is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Hughes 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 Edwards 7.8
fighter Hughes 6.7
Great knockouts by Edwards
Round 1 Dec 14, 2013 vs Lewis
Round 2 Dec 01, 2012 vs Bilton
Round 1 Mar 19, 2011 vs Hughes

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Edwards 7.5
fighter Hughes 7.4
Great submissions by Edwards
Round 3 Oct 08, 2016 vs Tumenov
Round 1 Sep 14, 2013 vs Boussif
Round 2 Apr 03, 2010 vs Booth

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Edwards 8.5
fighter Hughes 7.4
Fast finishes by Edwards
80 seconds Dec 14, 2013 vs Lewis
371 seconds Dec 01, 2012 vs Bilton
8 seconds Mar 19, 2011 vs Hughes
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
R2 SUBX
1,6071,551
1,5491,609
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Edwards
legend Hughes
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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