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

2,125

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Masvidal

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
75% chance Masvidal
WILL WIN

1,938

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jorge Masvidal
Better submission offense 6.9 vs 6.5 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 9.8 vs 9.1 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 9.2 vs 8.7 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Stronger jaw 9.5 vs 9.1 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
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
Younger 33 years vs 38 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Luis Palomino
Much heavier hands 9.0 vs 7.5 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.2 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 Palomino’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 good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Palomino on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Masvidal’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Luis
Palomino
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Palomino has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Palomino is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Palomino 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 Palomino 9.0
Great knockouts by Palomino
Round 2 Jan 18, 2014 vs Patino
Round 3 Jun 30, 2012 vs Cavalcante
Round 1 Nov 06, 2008 vs Reynolds

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Masvidal 6.9
fighter Palomino 6.5
Great submissions by Masvidal
Round 2 Jul 27, 2013 vs Chiesa
Round 3 Jun 19, 2009 vs Reynolds

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Masvidal 7.6
fighter Palomino 8.2
Fast finishes by Palomino
560 seconds Jan 18, 2014 vs Patino
701 seconds Jun 30, 2012 vs Cavalcante
38 seconds Nov 06, 2008 vs Reynolds
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR3 DEC
R1 KOX
2,0431,762
1,9591,845
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Masvidal
legend Palomino
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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