UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Anderson vs Maldonado

1,654

CageRank

WINNER
Maldonado

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
81% chance Maldonado
WILL WIN

1,903

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Fabio Maldonado
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 7.6 Around 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission defense 8.8 vs 7.5 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Much stronger jaw 8.7 vs 7.7 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier 227 lbs vs 205 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Corey Anderson
Significantly heavier hands 8.3 vs 7.8 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly younger 28 years vs 37 years Around 25% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.7 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission offense 7.0 vs 6.6 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 191 cm vs 185 cm Around 5% taller
Maldonado on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Anderson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Fabio
Maldonado
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Maldonado has a chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Maldonado is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Maldonado has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Anderson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Maldonado’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Corey
Anderson
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Anderson has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Anderson is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Anderson 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 Maldonado 7.8
fighter Anderson 8.3
Great knockouts by Anderson
Round 2 Dec 09, 2016 vs O'Connell
Round 1 Jul 06, 2014 vs Van Buren
Round 1 Aug 24, 2013 vs Flanagan

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Maldonado 7.7
fighter Anderson 8.1
Fast finishes by Anderson
456 seconds Dec 09, 2016 vs O'Connell
61 seconds Jul 06, 2014 vs Van Buren
183 seconds Aug 24, 2013 vs Flanagan
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 7, 2015UFC Fight Night 77
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Maldonado
legend Anderson
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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