UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Smith vs Guimaraes

1,781

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Smith

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
50% chance Smith
WILL WIN

1,779

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Anthony Smith
Much heavier hands 7.9 vs 6.8 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly fast finishes 8.2 vs 7.8 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
A lot taller 193 cm vs 183 cm More than 5% taller
Younger 29 years vs 35 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Puts up a fight 8.6 vs 8.5 Almost the same
Advantages for Leonardo Guimaraes
Much better submission offense 8.4 vs 7.5 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier 205 lbs vs 184 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Better submission defense 8.3 vs 8.0 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Smith on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Guimaraes’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anthony
Smith
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Smith is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Smith is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Smith is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Guimaraes on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Smith’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Leonardo
Guimaraes
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Guimaraes is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Guimaraes has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Guimaraes is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Smith 7.9
fighter Guimaraes 6.8
Great knockouts by Smith
Round 2 Jul 22, 2011 vs Lagman
Round 1 Jun 04, 2011 vs Schambari
Round 2 Jun 19, 2010 vs Clark

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Smith 7.5
fighter Guimaraes 8.4
Great submissions by Guimaraes
Round 3 Dec 16, 2011 vs Goncalves
Round 1 Dec 02, 2010 vs Buarque Silva
Round 1 Aug 22, 2006 vs Camaleao

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Smith 8.2
fighter Guimaraes 7.8
Fast finishes by Smith
232 seconds Aug 18, 2012 vs Sayers
106 seconds Jun 04, 2011 vs Schambari
386 seconds Sep 20, 2008 vs Parmelee
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
February 21, 2016UFC Fight Night 83
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Smith
legend Guimaraes
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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