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

1,707

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Sanchez

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
50% chance Sanchez
WILL WIN

1,705

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Andrew Sanchez
Much heavier hands 7.9 vs 7.1 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.2 vs 7.5 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier 184 lbs vs 172 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Slightly taller 185 cm vs 183 cm Almost the same
Advantages for John Poppie
Significantly better submission offense 7.9 vs 7.4 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 8.2 vs 7.7 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 8.2 vs 7.8 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Longer winning streak 4 fights vs 3 fights Around 35% longer winning streak; has momentum coming into a fight
Stronger jaw 7.7 vs 7.5 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Slightly younger 28 years vs 30 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Sanchez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Poppie’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Andrew
Sanchez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Sanchez has a chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Average
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
Good
Scoring ability
Poppie on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Sanchez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
John
Poppie
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Poppie has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Poppie has a chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Poppie is unlikely to win by decision
Below 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 Poppie 7.1
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 Poppie 7.9
Great submissions by Poppie
Round 1 Jul 06, 2013 vs Rossbach
Round 2 Oct 27, 2012 vs DeWerdt
Round 2 May 12, 2012 vs Fagiano

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Sanchez 8.2
fighter Poppie 7.5
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
August 7, 2015RFA 28
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Sanchez
legend Poppie
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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