UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Saunders vs Amaya

1,981

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Saunders

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
70% chance Saunders
WILL WIN

1,833

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Ben Saunders
A lot taller 191 cm vs 178 cm More than 5% taller
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 8.3 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better submission defense 9.2 vs 8.5 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly fast finishes 8.4 vs 8.0 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier hands 8.5 vs 8.0 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Stronger jaw 8.4 vs 8.1 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Raul Amaya
Better submission offense 7.9 vs 7.5 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Younger 31 years vs 34 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Saunders on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Amaya’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ben
Saunders
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Saunders has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Saunders is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Saunders is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Amaya on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Saunders’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Raul
Amaya
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Amaya has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Amaya is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Amaya is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Saunders 8.5
fighter Amaya 8.0
Great knockouts by Saunders
Round 1 Feb 21, 2013 vs Amaya
Round 3 Sep 10, 2011 vs Cisneros
Round 1 Nov 21, 2009 vs Davis

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Saunders 7.5
fighter Amaya 7.9
Great submissions by Amaya
Round 4 Sep 10, 2011 vs Lawrence
Round 2 Feb 19, 2011 vs Ramos
Round 3 May 22, 2010 vs Robinson

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Saunders 8.4
fighter Amaya 8.0
Fast finishes by Saunders
176 seconds Feb 21, 2013 vs Amaya
705 seconds Oct 08, 2011 vs Santos
204 seconds Nov 21, 2009 vs Davis
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
February 21, 2013Bellator 90
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R1 KOX
1,9811,867
2,0151,832
March 30, 2012Bellator 63
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
R2 KOX
1,9371,810
1,9691,777
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Saunders
legend Amaya
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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