UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Masvidal vs Schultz

2,125

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Masvidal

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
92% chance Masvidal
WILL WIN

1,712

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jorge Masvidal
Much stronger jaw 9.5 vs 6.8 More than 40% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.8 vs 7.7 More than 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly heavier hands 7.5 vs 7.0 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 32 years vs 40 years 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Heavier 169 lbs vs 144 lbs More than 15% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Better submission defense 9.2 vs 9.0 Almost the same
Slightly taller 180 cm vs 178 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Ryan Schultz
Slightly better submission offense 7.0 vs 6.9 Almost the same
Masvidal on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Schultz’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jorge
Masvidal
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Masvidal has a chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Below average
Jaw
Submission
Masvidal is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Masvidal has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Schultz on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Masvidal’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ryan
Schultz
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Schultz is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Schultz is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Schultz 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 Masvidal 7.5
fighter Schultz 7.0
Great knockouts by Masvidal
Round 2 Nov 07, 2009 vs Kitaoka
Round 1 Apr 03, 2009 vs Agallar
Round 1 Sep 28, 2008 vs Schultz

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Masvidal 6.9
fighter Schultz 7.0
Great submissions by Schultz
Round 1 Apr 08, 2006 vs Lehr Cochran
Round 1 Jun 18, 2004 vs Huerta
Round 1 Jan 17, 2004 vs Weiss

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Masvidal 7.6
fighter Schultz 7.6
Fast finishes by Schultz
171 seconds Dec 29, 2007 vs Horodecki
107 seconds Jun 18, 2004 vs Huerta
137 seconds Jan 17, 2004 vs Weiss
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
September 28, 2008Sengoku - Fifth Battle
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R1 KOX
1,9161,899
1,9631,852
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Masvidal
legend Schultz
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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