UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Maia vs Miranda

2,102

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Maia

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
88% chance Maia
WILL WIN

1,754

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Demian Maia
Much better takedown defense 9.7 vs 8.0 More than 20% better at avoiding being taken down
Much stronger takedown offense 9.6 vs 8.2 Around 20% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Fast finishes 8.5 vs 7.6 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better submission offense 8.1 vs 7.5 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly stronger jaw 9.2 vs 8.6 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Harder to hit 9.0 vs 8.7 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 9.2 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 9.3 vs 9.2 Almost the same
Advantages for Mario Miranda
Taller 191 cm vs 183 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier hands 7.4 vs 7.2 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Longer reach 188 cm vs 183 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Maia on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Miranda’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Demian
Maia
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Maia Miranda
Significant Strikes58
Maia's average striking offense is matched by Miranda's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns6
Maia's excellent takedown offense will dominate Miranda's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Excellent
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Maia is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Maia has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Maia has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Miranda on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Maia’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mario
Miranda
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Miranda Maia
Significant Strikes46
Miranda's average striking offense won't be a factor against Maia's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Miranda's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Maia's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Miranda is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Miranda is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Miranda is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Maia 8.3
fighter Miranda 8.3
Great striking by Maia
12 strikes Feb 02, 2013 vs Fitch
24 strikes Oct 08, 2011 vs Santiago
6 strikes Feb 21, 2009 vs Sonnen

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Maia 9.7
fighter Miranda 8.2
Great takedowns by Maia
7 takedowns Feb 02, 2013 vs Fitch
4 takedowns Oct 08, 2011 vs Santiago
1 takedown Feb 21, 2009 vs Sonnen

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Maia 7.2
fighter Miranda 7.4
Great knockouts by Miranda
Round 2 Oct 22, 2011 vs Stark
Round 2 Jun 12, 2010 vs Loiseau
Round 3 Apr 05, 2008 vs Vedepo

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Maia 8.1
fighter Miranda 7.5
Great submissions by Maia
Round 1 Oct 13, 2012 vs Story
Round 1 Feb 21, 2009 vs Sonnen
Round 2 Apr 19, 2008 vs Herman

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Maia 8.5
fighter Miranda 7.6
Fast finishes by Maia
150 seconds Oct 13, 2012 vs Story
47 seconds Jul 07, 2012 vs Hyun Kim
157 seconds Feb 21, 2009 vs Sonnen
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
August 28, 2010UFC 118
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
R2 SUBX
2,0441,895
2,0731,865
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Maia
legend Miranda
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