UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - French vs Meller

1,833

CageRank

WINNER
Meller

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
62% chance Meller
WILL WIN

1,917

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Thiago Meller
Much heavier hands 7.4 vs 6.6 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly stronger jaw 9.1 vs 8.2 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.3 vs 8.3 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.8 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 8.9 vs 8.3 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better submission offense 8.1 vs 7.7 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 178 cm vs 170 cm Around 5% taller
Slightly younger 35 years vs 37 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Clay French
From what we can tell, Thiago Meller dominates Clay French in every way.
Meller on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against French’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Thiago
Meller
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Meller is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Meller has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Meller is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
French on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Meller’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Clay
French
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
French is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
French is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
French is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Meller 7.4
fighter French 6.6
Great knockouts by Meller
Round 1 Feb 08, 2014 vs French
Round 1 Nov 07, 2009 vs Fabrin Soares
Round 1 Dec 08, 2007 vs Machado

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Meller 8.1
fighter French 7.7
Great submissions by Meller
Round 1 Nov 09, 2010 vs Abargel
Round 1 Jul 10, 2010 vs Bradney
Round 1 Apr 18, 2009 vs Lima

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Meller 8.3
fighter French 7.8
Fast finishes by Meller
219 seconds Feb 08, 2014 vs French
92 seconds Jul 10, 2010 vs Bradney
70 seconds Apr 18, 2009 vs Lima
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
DECX
1,8871,865
1,8341,918
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Meller
legend French
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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