UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Pickett vs Almeida

1,904

CageRank

WINNER
Almeida

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
58% chance Almeida
WILL WIN

1,963

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Thomas Almeida
Much heavier hands 9.5 vs 7.2 Around 35% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.8 vs 7.6 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly younger 26 years vs 38 years More than 30% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission defense 8.7 vs 8.3 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Taller 170 cm vs 168 cm Almost the same
Slightly heavier 134 lbs vs 125 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Brad Pickett
Much better submission offense 7.6 vs 6.5 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger jaw 9.3 vs 8.8 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 8.9 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Almeida on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Pickett’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Thomas
Almeida
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Almeida has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Almeida is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Almeida is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Pickett on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Almeida’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Brad
Pickett
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Pickett is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Pickett is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Pickett is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Almeida 9.5
fighter Pickett 7.2
Great knockouts by Almeida
Round 1 Jul 13, 2013 vs Silva
Round 1 Jul 04, 2013 vs Alexandre
Round 1 May 05, 2012 vs Pridonik

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Almeida 6.5
fighter Pickett 7.6
Great submissions by Pickett
Round 2 Apr 14, 2012 vs Page
Round 2 Dec 19, 2009 vs Dietz
Round 1 Nov 26, 2006 vs Raeburn

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Almeida 8.8
fighter Pickett 7.6
Fast finishes by Almeida
271 seconds Dec 06, 2013 vs Pacurariu
166 seconds Jul 13, 2013 vs Silva
81 seconds May 05, 2012 vs Pridonik
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
July 11, 2015UFC 189
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Almeida
legend Pickett
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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