UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Moraes vs Nam

1,979

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Moraes

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
80% chance Moraes
WILL WIN

1,738

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Marlon Moraes
Significantly fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.6 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Younger 30 years vs 35 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission offense 6.9 vs 6.5 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger jaw 8.4 vs 8.0 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Slightly heavier hands 7.9 vs 7.8 Almost the same
Advantages for Tyson Nam
Better submission defense 8.8 vs 8.4 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Taller 170 cm vs 168 cm Almost the same
Longer winning streak 4 fights vs 3 fights Around 35% longer winning streak; has momentum coming into a fight
Moraes on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Nam’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Marlon
Moraes
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Moraes has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Moraes is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Moraes has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Nam on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Moraes’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tyson
Nam
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Nam is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Nam is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Nam 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 Moraes 7.9
fighter Nam 7.8
Great knockouts by Moraes
Round 1 Oct 26, 2013 vs Beebe
Round 1 Mar 23, 2013 vs Nam
Round 1 Apr 13, 2012 vs Card

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Moraes 6.9
fighter Nam 6.5
Great submissions by Moraes
Round 1 Apr 08, 2011 vs Bixler
Round 1 Oct 02, 2010 vs Joannes
Round 1 Apr 14, 2007 vs Santana

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Moraes 8.3
fighter Nam 7.7
Fast finishes by Moraes
32 seconds Oct 26, 2013 vs Beebe
175 seconds Mar 23, 2013 vs Nam
47 seconds Apr 13, 2012 vs Card
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 23, 2013WSOF 2
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
XR1 KO
1,8001,843
1,8561,787
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Moraes
legend Nam
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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