UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Uno vs Iha

1,946

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Uno

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
79% chance Uno
WILL WIN

1,720

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Caol Uno
Puts up a fight 9.3 vs 8.3 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better submission defense 9.7 vs 8.7 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly stronger jaw 8.6 vs 7.7 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission offense 8.1 vs 7.8 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Younger 43 years vs 47 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better striker 8.0 vs 7.9 Almost the same
Advantages for Fabiano Iha
Much heavier hands 7.3 vs 5.7 More than 25% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.5 vs 7.4 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly stronger takedown offense 8.7 vs 8.2 More than 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Better takedown defense 8.7 vs 8.2 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Heavier 155 lbs vs 144 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Slightly taller 173 cm vs 170 cm Almost the same
Uno on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Iha’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Caol
Uno
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Uno Iha
Significant Strikes50
Uno's below average striking offense won't be a factor against Iha's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Below average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Uno's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Iha's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Uno is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Uno has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Uno has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Iha on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Uno’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Fabiano
Iha
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Iha Uno
Significant Strikes48
Iha's below average striking offense won't be a factor against Uno's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Below average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Iha's average takedown offense is matched by Uno's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Iha is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Iha is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Iha is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Uno 8.0
fighter Iha 7.9
Great striking by Uno
33 strikes May 11, 2008 vs Ishida
35 strikes Sep 27, 2002 vs Thomas
19 strikes May 10, 2002 vs Edwards

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Uno 8.2
fighter Iha 8.7
Great takedowns by Iha
1 takedown Feb 23, 2001 vs Johns
1 takedown Dec 16, 2000 vs Takase
1 takedown Sep 22, 2000 vs Clark

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Uno 5.7
fighter Iha 7.3
Great knockouts by Iha
Round 1 Mar 19, 2005 vs Cox
Round 1 Dec 16, 2000 vs Takase
Round 1 Nov 21, 1998 vs Luciano

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Uno 8.1
fighter Iha 7.8
Great submissions by Uno
Round 3 Jun 22, 2013 vs Avila
Round 2 May 11, 2008 vs Ishida
Round 3 May 29, 1999 vs Sato

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Uno 7.4
fighter Iha 8.5
Fast finishes by Iha
125 seconds Feb 23, 2001 vs Johns
70 seconds Sep 22, 2000 vs Clark
236 seconds Nov 21, 1998 vs Edwards
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
June 29, 2001UFC 32
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
XR1 SUB
1,7501,758
1,8011,707
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Uno
legend Iha
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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