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

1,498

CageRank

WINNER
Aldo

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
99% chance Aldo
WILL WIN

2,308

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jose Aldo
Much heavier hands 8.8 vs 6.6 Around 35% better at knocking out good defenders
Much stronger jaw 9.1 vs 6.8 Around 35% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 8.7 vs 7.5 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 7.6 More than 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission defense 9.5 vs 8.1 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Younger 30 years vs 35 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Heavier 144 lbs vs 134 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Hudson Rocha
Significantly better submission offense 7.2 vs 6.6 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Slightly taller 173 cm vs 170 cm Almost the same
Aldo on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rocha’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jose
Aldo
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Aldo has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Below average
Jaw
Submission
Aldo is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Aldo has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Rocha on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Aldo’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Hudson
Rocha
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rocha is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Rocha is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Rocha is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
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 Rocha 6.6
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 Rocha 7.2
Great submissions by Rocha
Round 1 Dec 01, 2012 vs Correia
Round 1 Feb 28, 2008 vs Issa

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Aldo 8.7
fighter Rocha 7.5
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
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
R2 KOX
1,5841,550
1,5301,605
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Aldo
legend Rocha
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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