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

1,804

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Iaquinta

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
88% chance Iaquinta
WILL WIN

1,451

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Al Iaquinta
Significantly heavier hands 7.3 vs 6.4 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly fast finishes 7.4 vs 6.7 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly heavier 155 lbs vs 153 lbs Almost the same
Better submission defense 7.7 vs 7.4 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Younger 30 years vs 33 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Mervin Rodriguez
Slightly better submission offense 6.7 vs 6.6 Almost the same
Slightly stronger jaw 8.6 vs 8.5 Almost the same
Iaquinta on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rodriguez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Al
Iaquinta
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
Average
Resistance
Decision
Iaquinta has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Rodriguez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Iaquinta’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mervin
Rodriguez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rodriguez is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Rodriguez is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Rodriguez is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Iaquinta 7.3
fighter Rodriguez 6.4
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 Iaquinta 6.6
fighter Rodriguez 6.7
Great submissions by Rodriguez
Round 2 Dec 03, 2010 vs Smiley
Round 1 Nov 07, 2009 vs McCabe
Round 2 Mar 28, 2009 vs White

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Iaquinta 7.4
fighter Rodriguez 6.7
Fast finishes by Iaquinta
26 seconds Sep 09, 2011 vs Miglioli
107 seconds Nov 20, 2009 vs Key
15 seconds Jun 12, 2009 vs Sylvester
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
February 20, 2009ROC 23
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
R2 SUBX
1,5571,455
1,5931,419
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Iaquinta
legend Rodriguez
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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