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

1,707

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Sanchez

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
82% chance Sanchez
WILL WIN

1,439

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Andrew Sanchez
Fast finishes 8.2 vs 6.3 Around 30% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.1 More than 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much heavier hands 7.9 vs 6.4 Around 25% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 185 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission defense 7.8 vs 7.3 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Edward Smith
Significantly stronger jaw 8.4 vs 7.5 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
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 has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Sanchez has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Smith on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Sanchez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Edward
Smith
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Smith is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Smith is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Smith 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 Sanchez 7.9
fighter Smith 6.4
Great knockouts by Sanchez
Round 3 Aug 07, 2015 vs Poppie
Round 1 Nov 22, 2013 vs Meredith
Round 1 Nov 17, 2012 vs Jones

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Sanchez 7.4
fighter Smith 6.1
Great submissions by Sanchez
Round 1 Aug 18, 2012 vs Cobb
Round 1 Jun 23, 2012 vs Smith

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Sanchez 8.2
fighter Smith 6.3
Fast finishes by Sanchez
111 seconds Nov 22, 2013 vs Meredith
273 seconds Aug 18, 2012 vs Cobb
102 seconds Jun 23, 2012 vs Smith
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
XDEC
1,5001,595
1,5631,531
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Sanchez
legend Smith
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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