UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Viana vs Dillashaw

1,814

CageRank

WINNER
Dillashaw

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
74% chance Dillashaw
WILL WIN

1,994

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for T.J. Dillashaw
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 6.8 Around 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much stronger takedown offense 9.1 vs 7.8 More than 15% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Much heavier hands 8.2 vs 6.9 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Much better submission offense 7.5 vs 6.4 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly better takedown defense 9.1 vs 8.5 Around 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly stronger jaw 8.2 vs 7.5 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Harder to hit 8.7 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Younger 31 years vs 35 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Puts up a fight 8.6 vs 8.3 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Hugo Viana
From what we can tell, T.J. Dillashaw dominates Hugo Viana in every way.
Dillashaw on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Viana’s defensive skills
Predictions For
T.J.
Dillashaw
In 10:40, how much damage will he do? Dillashaw Viana
Significant Strikes56
Dillashaw's good striking offense may be a factor against Viana's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 96 Significant Strikes in 10:40
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Dillashaw's good takedown offense may be a factor against Viana's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:40
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Dillashaw has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Dillashaw is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Dillashaw is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Viana on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Dillashaw’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Hugo
Viana
In 10:40, how much damage will he do? Viana Dillashaw
Significant Strikes49
Viana's good striking offense may be a factor against Dillashaw's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 96 Significant Strikes in 10:40
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Viana's below average takedown offense won't be a factor against Dillashaw's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:40
Below average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Viana is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Viana is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Viana has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Dillashaw 8.7
fighter Viana 8.6
Great striking by Dillashaw
117 strikes Jan 15, 2014 vs Easton
21 strikes Apr 20, 2013 vs Viana
85 strikes Feb 15, 2012 vs Watson

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Dillashaw 9.1
fighter Viana 7.8
Great takedowns by Dillashaw
2 takedowns Jan 15, 2014 vs Easton
1 takedown Apr 20, 2013 vs Viana
2 takedowns Mar 16, 2013 vs Tamura

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Dillashaw 8.2
fighter Viana 6.9
Great knockouts by Dillashaw
Round 1 Apr 20, 2013 vs Viana
Round 2 Mar 16, 2013 vs Tamura
Round 3 Nov 20, 2010 vs McCorriston

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Dillashaw 7.5
fighter Viana 6.4
Great submissions by Dillashaw
Round 1 Jul 11, 2012 vs Lee
Round 1 Oct 02, 2010 vs Suarez
Round 1 May 22, 2010 vs Drucker

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Dillashaw 8.1
fighter Viana 6.8
Fast finishes by Dillashaw
262 seconds Apr 20, 2013 vs Viana
153 seconds Jul 11, 2012 vs Lee
667 seconds Nov 20, 2010 vs McCorriston
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 20, 2013UFC on Fox 7
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
DECX
1,8541,825
1,7991,879
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Dillashaw
legend Viana
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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