UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Weidman vs Lopes

2,260

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Weidman

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
99% chance Weidman
WILL WIN

1,450

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Chris Weidman
Fast finishes 9.1 vs 7.3 Around 25% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 6.9 More than 35% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much stronger jaw 9.3 vs 7.3 More than 25% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much heavier hands 8.7 vs 7.3 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Much better submission defense 8.6 vs 6.8 More than 25% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly better submission offense 7.7 vs 7.2 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Advantages for Reubem Lopes
From what we can tell, Chris Weidman dominates Reubem Lopes in every way.
Weidman on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lopes’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Chris
Weidman
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Weidman has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Weidman has a very good chance of winning by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Below average
Resistance
Decision
Weidman has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Lopes on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Weidman’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Reubem
Lopes
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Lopes is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Lopes is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Lopes is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Weidman 8.7
fighter Lopes 7.3
Great knockouts by Weidman
Round 2 Dec 28, 2013 vs Silva
Round 2 Jul 06, 2013 vs Silva
Round 2 Jul 11, 2012 vs Munoz

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Weidman 7.8
fighter Lopes 7.2
Great submissions by Weidman
Round 1 Nov 19, 2011 vs Lawlor
Round 1 Jun 11, 2011 vs Bongfeldt
Round 1 Feb 20, 2009 vs Lopes

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Weidman 9.1
fighter Lopes 7.3
Fast finishes by Weidman
376 seconds Dec 28, 2013 vs Silva
378 seconds Jul 06, 2013 vs Silva
397 seconds Jul 11, 2012 vs Munoz
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
February 20, 2009ROC 23
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
XR2 KO
1,5001,500
1,5501,450
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Weidman
legend Lopes
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