UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Dipp vs Palhares

1,600

CageRank

WINNER
Palhares

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 1

prediction
95% chance Palhares
WILL WIN

2,100

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rousimar Palhares
Much better submission offense 9.7 vs 6.4 More than 50% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 9.6 vs 7.4 Around 30% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better takedown defense 9.0 vs 7.8 More than 15% better at avoiding being taken down
Much better submission defense 9.3 vs 7.8 Around 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 7.8 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Harder to hit 8.9 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Stronger jaw 8.3 vs 7.9 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Helio Dipp
Much heavier hands 7.6 vs 6.3 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Much taller 196 cm vs 173 cm Around 15% taller
Better striker 8.2 vs 7.5 Around 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Heavier 205 lbs vs 169 lbs More than 20% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Palhares on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Dipp’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rousimar
Palhares
In 2:48, how much damage will he do? Palhares Dipp
Significant Strikes7
Palhares's poor striking offense won't be a factor against Dipp's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 25 Significant Strikes in 2:48
Poor
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Palhares's average takedown offense may be a factor against Dipp's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 2 Takedowns in 2:48
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Below average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Palhares is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Palhares has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Palhares is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Dipp on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Palhares’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Helio
Dipp
In 2:48, how much damage will he do? Dipp Palhares
Significant Strikes9
Dipp's average striking offense won't be a factor against Palhares's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 25 Significant Strikes in 2:48
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns0
Dipp's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Palhares's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 2 Takedowns in 2:48
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Dipp is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Dipp is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Dipp is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Palhares 6.3
fighter Dipp 7.6
Great knockouts by Dipp
Round 1 May 21, 2005 vs Beauparlant
Round 1 Mar 19, 2005 vs Assis
Round 0 Feb 26, 2005 vs Tiburcio

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Palhares 9.7
fighter Dipp 6.4
Great submissions by Palhares
Round 1 Oct 09, 2013 vs Pierce
Round 1 Mar 27, 2010 vs Drwal
Round 2 Dec 12, 2009 vs Linhares

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Palhares 9.6
fighter Dipp 7.4
Fast finishes by Palhares
31 seconds Oct 09, 2013 vs Pierce
404 seconds Mar 03, 2011 vs Branch
45 seconds Mar 27, 2010 vs Drwal
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 10, 2007FF - Floripa Fight 3
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
R2 KOX
1,6771,597
1,6161,658
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Palhares
legend Dipp
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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