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CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Clementi vs Thompson

1,812

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Clementi

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
82% chance Clementi
WILL WIN

1,548

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rich Clementi
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 7.5 More than 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission offense 8.4 vs 7.3 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much better submission defense 8.7 vs 7.1 Around 25% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Much stronger jaw 8.9 vs 7.7 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 7.6 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Advantages for Rick Thompson
Much heavier hands 7.0 vs 6.1 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Clementi on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Thompson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rich
Clementi
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Clementi is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Clementi has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Clementi is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Thompson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Clementi’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rick
Thompson
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Thompson is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Thompson is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Thompson is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Clementi 8.4
fighter Thompson 7.3
Great submissions by Clementi
Round 1 Dec 29, 2007 vs Guillard
Round 1 Oct 13, 2007 vs Skinner
Round 1 Dec 10, 2005 vs Schultz

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Clementi 7.6
fighter Thompson 7.3
Fast finishes by Clementi
280 seconds Dec 29, 2007 vs Guillard
106 seconds Oct 13, 2007 vs Skinner
171 seconds Oct 15, 2005 vs Mickle
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
January 28, 2000RCF 3
team
VS
team
XR1 DEC
XR2 SUB
1,4521,550
1,4161,586
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Clementi
legend Thompson
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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