UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Acacio vs Daley

1,754

CageRank

WINNER
Daley

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
82% chance Daley
WILL WIN

2,017

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Paul Daley
Much heavier hands 9.5 vs 7.5 More than 25% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.7 vs 7.4 Around 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly harder to hit 8.7 vs 8.2 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Stronger jaw 9.3 vs 8.5 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 8.8 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better striker 8.7 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Younger 35 years vs 40 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Heavier 170 lbs vs 169 lbs Almost the same
Advantages for Daniel Acacio
Stronger takedown offense 8.0 vs 7.6 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Taller 178 cm vs 175 cm Almost the same
Daley on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Acacio’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Paul
Daley
In 10:03, how much damage will he do? Daley Acacio
Significant Strikes60
Daley's good striking offense may be a factor against Acacio's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 90 Significant Strikes in 10:03
Good
Striking
vs
Below average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Daley's below average takedown offense won't be a factor against Acacio's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:03
Below average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Daley has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Daley is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Daley has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Acacio on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Daley’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Daniel
Acacio
In 10:03, how much damage will he do? Acacio Daley
Significant Strikes42
Acacio's average striking offense is matched by Daley's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 90 Significant Strikes in 10:03
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Acacio's average takedown offense is matched by Daley's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:03
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Acacio is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Acacio is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Acacio has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Daley 8.7
fighter Acacio 8.5
Great striking by Daley
17 strikes Dec 04, 2010 vs Smith
8 strikes Jan 02, 2010 vs Hazelett
27 strikes Sep 19, 2009 vs Kampmann

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Daley 7.6
fighter Acacio 8.0
Great takedowns by Acacio
1 takedown Jul 17, 2005 vs Misaki

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Daley 9.5
fighter Acacio 7.5
Great knockouts by Daley
Round 1 Jan 02, 2010 vs Hazelett
Round 1 Sep 19, 2009 vs Kampmann
Round 2 Dec 05, 2008 vs Alessio

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Daley 6.3
fighter Acacio 6.2
Great submissions by Daley
Round 3 Jul 18, 2010 vs Acacio
Round 2 Apr 21, 2007 vs Jenkins

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Daley 8.8
fighter Acacio 7.4
Fast finishes by Daley
144 seconds Jan 02, 2010 vs Hazelett
151 seconds Sep 19, 2009 vs Kampmann
438 seconds Dec 05, 2008 vs Alessio
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR3 SUB
XR2 KO
1,8912,018
1,8582,051
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Daley
legend Acacio
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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