UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Matthews vs Bolt

1,658

CageRank

WINNER
Bolt

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
51% chance Bolt
WILL WIN

1,668

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Kyle Bolt
A lot taller 188 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.3 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission offense 7.0 vs 6.5 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Slightly better submission defense 8.4 vs 8.2 Almost the same
Advantages for A.J. Matthews
Stronger jaw 8.0 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier hands 7.9 vs 7.6 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Bolt on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Matthews’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Kyle
Bolt
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bolt is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Bolt is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Bolt is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Matthews on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bolt’s defensive skills
Predictions For
A.J.
Matthews
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Matthews has a chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Matthews is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Matthews 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 Bolt 7.6
fighter Matthews 7.9
Great knockouts by Matthews
Round 2 May 25, 2012 vs Rader
Round 2 Aug 14, 2010 vs Choice
Round 3 Mar 31, 2007 vs Morales

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Bolt 7.0
fighter Matthews 6.5
Great submissions by Bolt
Round 1 Nov 02, 2012 vs McCaw
Round 3 Nov 19, 2010 vs Feliciano
Round 1 Jun 11, 2010 vs Allison

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Bolt 7.9
fighter Matthews 7.3
Fast finishes by Bolt
52 seconds Nov 02, 2012 vs McCaw
818 seconds Nov 19, 2010 vs Feliciano
117 seconds Jun 11, 2010 vs Allison
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 15, 2014Bellator 131
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Bolt
legend Matthews
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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