UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Alvarez vs Imada

2,231

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Alvarez

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
91% chance Alvarez
WILL WIN

1,828

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Eddie Alvarez
Much heavier hands 8.8 vs 7.6 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.9 vs 8.1 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 9.0 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Younger 33 years vs 39 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taller 178 cm vs 173 cm Around 5% taller
Stronger jaw 9.2 vs 9.0 Almost the same
Heavier 155 lbs vs 144 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Toby Imada
From what we can tell, Eddie Alvarez dominates Toby Imada in every way.
Alvarez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Imada’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Eddie
Alvarez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Alvarez has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Alvarez has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Alvarez has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Imada on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Alvarez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Toby
Imada
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Imada is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Imada has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Imada is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Alvarez 8.8
fighter Imada 7.6
Great knockouts by Alvarez
Round 1 Apr 20, 2012 vs Aoki
Round 2 Oct 21, 2010 vs Huerta
Round 1 Jul 21, 2008 vs Kawajiri

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Alvarez 8.1
fighter Imada 8.0
Great submissions by Alvarez
Round 2 May 06, 2010 vs Neer
Round 2 Oct 25, 2009 vs Kikuno
Round 2 Jun 19, 2009 vs Imada

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Alvarez 8.9
fighter Imada 8.2
Fast finishes by Alvarez
134 seconds Apr 20, 2012 vs Aoki
338 seconds Jun 19, 2009 vs Imada
455 seconds Jul 21, 2008 vs Kawajiri
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
June 19, 2009Bellator 12
team
VS
team
R2 SUBX
R2 KOX
2,0731,936
2,1041,905
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Alvarez
legend Imada
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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