UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Cherman vs dos Anjos

1,721

CageRank

WINNER
dos Anjos

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
91% chance dos Anjos
WILL WIN

2,132

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rafael dos Anjos
Much heavier 169 lbs vs 161 lbs Around 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Significantly heavier hands 7.0 vs 6.2 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 8.6 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better submission defense 9.2 vs 8.3 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.5 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.7 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Taller 175 cm vs 173 cm Almost the same
Younger 32 years vs 34 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Danilo Cherman
Better submission offense 8.1 vs 7.7 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
dos Anjos on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Cherman’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rafael
dos Anjos
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
dos Anjos is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
dos Anjos has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
dos Anjos has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Cherman on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against dos Anjos’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Danilo
Cherman
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Cherman is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Cherman has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Cherman 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 dos Anjos 7.1
fighter Cherman 6.2
Great knockouts by dos Anjos
Round 1 Dec 19, 2015 vs Cerrone
Round 1 Jul 02, 2011 vs Sotiropoulos
Round 2 Apr 16, 2005 vs Arinelli

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter dos Anjos 7.7
fighter Cherman 8.1
Great submissions by Cherman
Round 2 Jun 05, 2010 vs Nacfur
Round 1 Apr 19, 2008 vs Regiz
Round 1 Apr 06, 2006 vs Khacha

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter dos Anjos 8.0
fighter Cherman 7.7
Fast finishes by dos Anjos
100 seconds May 15, 2012 vs Shalorus
59 seconds Jul 02, 2011 vs Sotiropoulos
570 seconds Apr 10, 2010 vs Etim
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR2 SUB
DECX
1,7391,722
1,6861,775
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend dos Anjos
legend Cherman
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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