UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Henrique Costa vs Esteves

1,628

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Henrique Costa

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
74% chance Henrique Costa
WILL WIN

1,450

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Paulo Henrique Costa
Much heavier hands 8.2 vs 7.3 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.3 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly stronger jaw 7.7 vs 6.8 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 7.6 vs 6.9 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 7.6 vs 7.2 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Teo Esteves
Better submission offense 7.2 vs 6.9 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Henrique Costa on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Esteves’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Paulo
Henrique Costa
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Henrique Costa has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Below average
Jaw
Submission
Henrique Costa is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Henrique Costa is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Esteves on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Henrique Costa’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Teo
Esteves
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Esteves has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Esteves has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Esteves has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Henrique Costa 8.2
fighter Esteves 7.3
Great knockouts by Henrique Costa
Round 1 Nov 01, 2013 vs Moreira
Round 1 Jun 15, 2013 vs Borges Duarte
Round 1 Feb 25, 2012 vs Esteves

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Henrique Costa 8.1
fighter Esteves 7.3
Fast finishes by Henrique Costa
86 seconds Nov 01, 2013 vs Moreira
32 seconds Jun 15, 2013 vs Borges Duarte
128 seconds Feb 25, 2012 vs Esteves
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
XR2 KO
1,5001,500
1,5501,450
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Henrique Costa
legend Esteves
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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