UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Aldo vs Young

2,308

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Aldo

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
99% chance Aldo
WILL WIN

1,533

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jose Aldo
Much heavier hands 8.8 vs 6.4 More than 35% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 7.2 Around 35% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission defense 9.5 vs 7.1 Around 35% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Fast finishes 8.7 vs 7.4 Around 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly stronger jaw 9.1 vs 8.2 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Micky Young
Significantly better submission offense 7.2 vs 6.6 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Aldo on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Young’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jose
Aldo
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Aldo has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Aldo is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Aldo has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Young on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Aldo’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Micky
Young
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Young is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Young is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Young 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 Aldo 8.8
fighter Young 6.4
Great knockouts by Aldo
Round 1 Jan 14, 2012 vs Mendes
Round 2 Nov 18, 2009 vs Thomas Brown
Round 1 Jun 07, 2009 vs Swanson

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Aldo 6.6
fighter Young 7.2
Great submissions by Young
Round 1 May 18, 2008 vs Cullen
Round 2 Jun 18, 2005 vs Doolan
Round 2 Mar 20, 2005 vs Moore

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Aldo 8.7
fighter Young 7.4
Fast finishes by Aldo
299 seconds Jan 14, 2012 vs Mendes
380 seconds Nov 18, 2009 vs Thomas Brown
8 seconds Jun 07, 2009 vs Swanson
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
October 15, 2005FX3 - Battle of Britain
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R2 KOX
1,7501,659
1,7881,622
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Aldo
legend Young
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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