UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Barzola vs Benitez

1,713

CageRank

WINNER
Benitez

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
64% chance Benitez
WILL WIN

1,812

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Gabriel Benitez
Significantly heavier hands 7.7 vs 7.2 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly fast finishes 8.0 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly stronger jaw 8.9 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 8.0 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Slightly taller 173 cm vs 170 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Enrique Barzola
Better submission defense 8.4 vs 8.1 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Benitez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Barzola’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Gabriel
Benitez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Benitez has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Benitez is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Benitez is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Barzola on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Benitez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Enrique
Barzola
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Barzola is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Barzola is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Barzola 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 Benitez 7.7
fighter Barzola 7.2
Great knockouts by Benitez
Round 2 Dec 06, 2013 vs Trujillo
Round 1 Sep 21, 2012 vs Ramirez
Round 2 Nov 28, 2009 vs Castro

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Benitez 7.3
fighter Barzola 7.3
Great submissions by Barzola
Round 1 Oct 10, 2013 vs Enciso
Round 3 May 19, 2013 vs Nielli
Round 1 Dec 12, 2012 vs Frias

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Benitez 8.0
fighter Barzola 7.6
Fast finishes by Benitez
505 seconds Dec 06, 2013 vs Trujillo
108 seconds Sep 21, 2012 vs Ramirez
435 seconds Nov 28, 2009 vs Castro
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Benitez
legend Barzola
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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