UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Iaquinta vs Lauzon

1,804

CageRank

WINNER
Lauzon

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
68% chance Lauzon
WILL WIN

1,936

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Joe Lauzon
Much better submission offense 8.7 vs 6.6 More than 30% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 8.6 vs 7.4 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 9.3 vs 8.0 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better submission defense 9.0 vs 7.7 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
A lot taller 178 cm vs 170 cm Around 5% taller
Significantly better takedown defense 8.8 vs 8.2 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.5 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Longer reach 180 cm vs 177 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Al Iaquinta
Harder to hit 8.4 vs 8.1 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Better striker 8.7 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Heavier hands 7.3 vs 6.9 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 30 years vs 32 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Lauzon on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Iaquinta’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Joe
Lauzon
In 7:20, how much damage will he do? Lauzon Iaquinta
Significant Strikes34
Lauzon's average striking offense is matched by Iaquinta's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 66 Significant Strikes in 7:20
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Lauzon's average takedown offense is matched by Iaquinta's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 7:20
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Lauzon is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Lauzon has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Lauzon is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Iaquinta on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lauzon’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Al
Iaquinta
In 7:20, how much damage will he do? Iaquinta Lauzon
Significant Strikes44
Iaquinta's good striking offense may be a factor against Lauzon's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 66 Significant Strikes in 7:20
Good
Striking
vs
Below average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Iaquinta's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Lauzon's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 7:20
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Iaquinta is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Iaquinta is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Iaquinta has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Lauzon 8.4
fighter Iaquinta 8.7
Great striking by Iaquinta
49 strikes Feb 01, 2014 vs Lee
85 strikes Oct 26, 2013 vs Hallmann
80 strikes Aug 31, 2013 vs Couture

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Lauzon 8.3
fighter Iaquinta 8.2
Great takedowns by Lauzon
2 takedowns Aug 04, 2012 vs Varner
1 takedown Nov 17, 2007 vs Reinhardt
1 takedown Sep 23, 2006 vs Pulver

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Lauzon 6.9
fighter Iaquinta 7.3
Great knockouts by Iaquinta
Round 1 Sep 09, 2011 vs Miglioli
Round 1 Nov 20, 2009 vs Key
Round 1 Jun 12, 2009 vs Sylvester

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Lauzon 8.7
fighter Iaquinta 6.6
Great submissions by Lauzon
Round 3 Aug 04, 2012 vs Varner
Round 1 Oct 08, 2011 vs Guillard
Round 2 Feb 07, 2009 vs Stephens

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Lauzon 8.6
fighter Iaquinta 7.4
Fast finishes by Lauzon
47 seconds Oct 08, 2011 vs Guillard
74 seconds Nov 17, 2007 vs Reinhardt
48 seconds Sep 23, 2006 vs Pulver
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
January 31, 2015UFC 183
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R2 KOX
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Lauzon
legend Iaquinta
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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Improve Al's rank, he knocked out Joe.
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