UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Sanchez vs Smith

1,707

CageRank

WINNER
Smith

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
60% chance Smith
WILL WIN

1,781

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Anthony Smith
Significantly stronger jaw 8.4 vs 7.5 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.6 vs 7.7 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Taller 193 cm vs 185 cm Around 5% taller
Slightly better submission defense 8.0 vs 7.8 Almost the same
Advantages for Andrew Sanchez
Heavier 198 lbs vs 184 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Smith on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Sanchez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anthony
Smith
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Smith has a chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Smith has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Smith is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Sanchez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Smith’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Andrew
Sanchez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Sanchez is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Sanchez is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Sanchez 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 Smith 7.9
fighter Sanchez 7.9
Great knockouts by Smith
Round 2 Jul 22, 2011 vs Lagman
Round 1 Jun 04, 2011 vs Schambari
Round 2 Jun 19, 2010 vs Clark

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Smith 7.5
fighter Sanchez 7.4
Great submissions by Smith
Round 1 Aug 18, 2012 vs Sayers
Round 1 Apr 15, 2011 vs Gabel
Round 2 Sep 20, 2008 vs Parmelee

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Smith 8.2
fighter Sanchez 8.2
Fast finishes by Smith
232 seconds Aug 18, 2012 vs Sayers
106 seconds Jun 04, 2011 vs Schambari
386 seconds Sep 20, 2008 vs Parmelee
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Smith
legend Sanchez
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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