UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Tavares vs Theodorou

1,957

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Tavares

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
55% chance Tavares
WILL WIN

1,925

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Brad Tavares
Stronger jaw 9.1 vs 8.4 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.9 vs 8.5 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 8.4 vs 8.2 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Elias Theodorou
Significantly heavier hands 8.3 vs 7.4 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 185 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission offense 7.3 vs 6.9 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.6 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Tavares on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Theodorou’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Brad
Tavares
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Tavares is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Tavares is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Tavares has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Theodorou on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Tavares’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Elias
Theodorou
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Theodorou has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Theodorou is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Theodorou is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Tavares 7.4
fighter Theodorou 8.3
Great knockouts by Theodorou
Round 2 Aug 24, 2013 vs Clark
Round 3 Apr 06, 2012 vs Lictawa
Round 1 Jun 17, 2011 vs Tolman

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Tavares 6.9
fighter Theodorou 7.3
Great submissions by Theodorou
Round 1 May 11, 2013 vs Kent
Round 2 Sep 23, 2011 vs Hodgson

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Tavares 7.6
fighter Theodorou 7.9
Fast finishes by Theodorou
600 seconds Aug 24, 2013 vs Clark
114 seconds May 11, 2013 vs Kent
229 seconds Jun 17, 2011 vs Tolman
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Tavares
legend Theodorou
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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