UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Taleb vs Alves

1,818

CageRank

WINNER
Alves

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
54% chance Alves
WILL WIN

1,843

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Warlley Alves
Much better submission offense 8.5 vs 6.5 More than 30% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly younger 26 years vs 36 years Around 30% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Significantly fast finishes 8.2 vs 7.6 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Slightly stronger jaw 8.4 vs 8.2 Almost the same
Advantages for Nordine Taleb
Significantly heavier hands 8.0 vs 7.0 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 185 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission defense 8.4 vs 8.0 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Alves on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Taleb’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Warlley
Alves
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Alves is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Alves has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Alves is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Taleb on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Alves’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Nordine
Taleb
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Taleb has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Taleb is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Taleb has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Alves 7.0
fighter Taleb 8.0
Great knockouts by Taleb
Round 2 May 04, 2012 vs MacGrath
Round 2 Nov 18, 2011 vs Sell
Round 1 Jun 11, 2011 vs Salgado

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Alves 8.5
fighter Taleb 6.5
Great submissions by Alves
Round 1 Jun 01, 2013 vs Moreira
Round 2 Dec 13, 2012 vs Alberto Bazan Rojas
Round 1 Sep 18, 2010 vs Bastos

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Alves 8.2
fighter Taleb 7.6
Fast finishes by Alves
118 seconds Aug 24, 2013 vs Jackson
48 seconds Jun 01, 2013 vs Moreira
348 seconds Dec 13, 2012 vs Alberto Bazan Rojas
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
August 1, 2015UFC 190
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Alves
legend Taleb
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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