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

2,125

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Masvidal

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
85% chance Masvidal
WILL WIN

1,828

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jorge Masvidal
Puts up a fight 9.8 vs 9.0 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 9.5 vs 9.0 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Younger 33 years vs 40 years Around 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
Taller 180 cm vs 173 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission defense 9.2 vs 8.9 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Toby Imada
Much better submission offense 8.0 vs 6.9 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.6 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Masvidal on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Imada’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jorge
Masvidal
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Masvidal is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Masvidal is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Masvidal has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Imada on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Masvidal’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Toby
Imada
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Imada is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Imada has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Imada is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
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 Imada 7.6
Great knockouts by Imada
Round 2 Aug 18, 2012 vs Wilson
Round 2 Jan 30, 2010 vs Hanazawa
Round 2 Jul 30, 2005 vs Arreola

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Masvidal 6.9
fighter Imada 8.0
Great submissions by Imada
Round 2 May 06, 2010 vs Vanier
Round 3 May 01, 2009 vs Masvidal
Round 1 Apr 03, 2009 vs Martinez

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Masvidal 7.6
fighter Imada 8.2
Fast finishes by Imada
79 seconds Mar 12, 2011 vs Shockley
802 seconds May 01, 2009 vs Masvidal
206 seconds Apr 03, 2009 vs Martinez
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
May 1, 2009Bellator 5
team
VS
team
XR3 SUB
R2 KOX
2,0281,864
1,9561,936
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Masvidal
legend Imada
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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