UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Rodriguez vs Cooper

1,672

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Rodriguez

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
50% chance Rodriguez
WILL WIN

1,671

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Paul Rodriguez
Significantly better submission offense 7.6 vs 6.7 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger jaw 8.3 vs 7.9 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 173 cm vs 170 cm Almost the same
Puts up a fight 8.0 vs 7.7 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Ray Cooper
Significantly heavier hands 7.7 vs 6.9 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.5 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Rodriguez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Cooper’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Paul
Rodriguez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rodriguez is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Rodriguez is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Rodriguez is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Cooper on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rodriguez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ray
Cooper
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Cooper has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Cooper is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Cooper is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Rodriguez 6.9
fighter Cooper 7.7
Great knockouts by Cooper
Round 1 Mar 25, 2005 vs Franca
Round 1 Aug 01, 2001 vs Williams
Round 1 Jun 01, 1999 vs Hunsaker

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Rodriguez 7.6
fighter Cooper 6.7
Great submissions by Rodriguez
Round 1 Jul 30, 2005 vs Masvidal
Round 1 Jun 14, 2003 vs Durant
Round 1 Feb 23, 2001 vs Cooper

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Rodriguez 7.5
fighter Cooper 7.9
Fast finishes by Cooper
177 seconds Mar 25, 2005 vs Franca
196 seconds Aug 01, 2001 vs Williams
54 seconds May 29, 2001 vs McKee
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
February 23, 2001SB 20 - SuperBrawl 20
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
R1 SUBX
1,6881,624
1,7291,583
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Rodriguez
legend Cooper
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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