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

2,131

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Edgar

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
97% chance Edgar
WILL WIN

1,538

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Frankie Edgar
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 7.2 Around 35% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much stronger jaw 9.2 vs 7.3 More than 25% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much better submission defense 9.4 vs 7.5 More than 25% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Heavier hands 7.7 vs 7.4 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Advantages for Yair Rodriguez
Much taller 180 cm vs 168 cm Around 10% taller
Significantly younger 24 years vs 35 years More than 30% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.5 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Edgar on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rodriguez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Frankie
Edgar
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Edgar has a chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Edgar has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Edgar has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Rodriguez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Edgar’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Yair
Rodriguez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rodriguez is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Rodriguez is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Rodriguez is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Edgar 7.7
fighter Rodriguez 7.4
Great knockouts by Edgar
Round 4 Oct 08, 2011 vs Maynard
Round 1 Jul 07, 2007 vs Bocek
Round 1 Jul 10, 2005 vs Uresk

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Edgar 7.2
fighter Rodriguez 7.3
Great submissions by Rodriguez
Round 2 May 30, 2014 vs Brown
Round 1 Apr 04, 2014 vs Duarte
Round 1 Mar 10, 2012 vs Ricardo

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Edgar 7.5
fighter Rodriguez 7.8
Fast finishes by Rodriguez
435 seconds Apr 23, 2016 vs Fili
13 seconds Feb 16, 2013 vs Juarez
50 seconds Mar 10, 2012 vs Ricardo
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
May 13, 2017UFC 211
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Edgar
legend Rodriguez
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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