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

2,102

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Maia

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
98% chance Maia
WILL WIN

1,450

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Demian Maia
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 6.8 More than 40% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much stronger jaw 9.2 vs 6.8 Around 35% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much better submission defense 9.3 vs 7.2 Around 30% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Fast finishes 8.5 vs 7.3 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission offense 8.1 vs 7.2 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Advantages for Raul Sosa
From what we can tell, Demian Maia dominates Raul Sosa in every way.
Maia on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Sosa’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Demian
Maia
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Maia has a chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Below average
Jaw
Submission
Maia has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Maia has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Sosa on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Maia’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Raul
Sosa
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Sosa is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Sosa is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Sosa is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Maia 8.1
fighter Sosa 7.2
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 Sosa 7.3
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
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
XR2 KO
1,5001,500
1,5501,450
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Maia
legend Sosa
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