UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Kelleher vs Alcantara

1,685

CageRank

WINNER
Alcantara

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
91% chance Alcantara
WILL WIN

2,088

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Iuri Alcantara
Fast finishes 9.0 vs 7.8 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 8.6 vs 7.4 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Much better submission defense 9.3 vs 7.8 More than 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.3 vs 8.2 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission offense 7.7 vs 7.3 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 175 cm vs 168 cm Around 5% taller
Stronger jaw 9.1 vs 8.7 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Brian Kelleher
Younger 30 years vs 37 years Around 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Alcantara on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kelleher’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Iuri
Alcantara
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Alcantara has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Alcantara has a chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Alcantara is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Kelleher on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Alcantara’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Brian
Kelleher
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Kelleher is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Kelleher is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Kelleher is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Alcantara 8.6
fighter Kelleher 7.5
Great knockouts by Alcantara
Round 1 May 18, 2013 vs Santos
Round 1 Dec 16, 2010 vs Lamas
Round 1 Jul 31, 2010 vs Gomes da Silva

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Alcantara 7.7
fighter Kelleher 7.3
Great submissions by Alcantara
Round 2 Sep 18, 2010 vs Trinaldo
Round 3 Aug 13, 2010 vs Schembri
Round 1 Jun 10, 2010 vs Paulo Rodrigues de Souza

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Alcantara 9.0
fighter Kelleher 7.8
Fast finishes by Alcantara
151 seconds May 18, 2013 vs Santos
206 seconds Dec 16, 2010 vs Lamas
131 seconds Jun 10, 2010 vs Paulo Rodrigues de Souza
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
June 3, 2017UFC 212
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Alcantara
legend Kelleher
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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