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

1,691

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Flores Smith

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
67% chance Flores Smith
WILL WIN

1,565

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Andrew Flores Smith
Much heavier 205 lbs vs 184 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Stronger jaw 8.0 vs 7.5 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier hands 8.1 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission defense 8.1 vs 7.6 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 7.9 vs 7.6 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Israel Adesanya
Much taller 193 cm vs 178 cm Around 10% taller
Significantly better submission offense 7.0 vs 6.1 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.4 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Younger 28 years vs 33 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Flores Smith on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Adesanya’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Andrew
Flores Smith
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Flores Smith has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Flores Smith is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Flores Smith is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Adesanya on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Flores Smith’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Israel
Adesanya
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Adesanya is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Adesanya is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Adesanya 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 Flores Smith 8.1
fighter Adesanya 7.6
Great knockouts by Flores Smith
Round 2 Oct 16, 2013 vs Carvalho Alves
Round 1 Aug 17, 2013 vs da Silva
Round 1 Mar 20, 2013 vs Pinto

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Flores Smith 7.4
fighter Adesanya 7.8
Fast finishes by Adesanya
517 seconds Sep 19, 2015 vs Qing
283 seconds Jun 15, 2013 vs Vake
129 seconds Mar 24, 2012 vs Griffiths
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Flores Smith
legend Adesanya
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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