UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Braga Neto vs Ferreira

1,831

CageRank

WINNER
Ferreira

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
51% chance Ferreira
WILL WIN

1,836

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Cezar Ferreira
Significantly heavier hands 7.3 vs 6.7 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly harder to hit 8.9 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Better takedown defense 8.7 vs 8.2 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Better submission defense 8.7 vs 8.3 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Antonio Braga Neto
Much better submission offense 8.7 vs 7.4 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much stronger jaw 8.9 vs 7.6 Around 20% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 8.5 vs 7.8 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 8.9 vs 8.0 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger takedown offense 8.8 vs 8.2 More than 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Better striker 8.4 vs 8.3 Almost the same
Taller 191 cm vs 185 cm Around 5% taller
Slightly younger 31 years vs 33 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Ferreira on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Braga Neto’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Cezar
Ferreira
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Ferreira Braga Neto
Significant Strikes63
Ferreira's average striking offense is matched by Braga Neto's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Ferreira's average takedown offense is matched by Braga Neto's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ferreira is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Ferreira is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Ferreira has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Braga Neto on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ferreira’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Antonio
Braga Neto
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Braga Neto Ferreira
Significant Strikes56
Braga Neto's average striking offense won't be a factor against Ferreira's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Braga Neto's good takedown offense may be a factor against Ferreira's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Braga Neto is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Braga Neto has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Braga Neto is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Ferreira 8.3
fighter Braga Neto 8.4
Great striking by Braga Neto
6 strikes Jun 08, 2013 vs Smith

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Ferreira 8.2
fighter Braga Neto 8.8
Great takedowns by Braga Neto
1 takedown Jun 08, 2013 vs Smith

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Ferreira 7.3
fighter Braga Neto 6.7
Great knockouts by Ferreira
Round 1 Apr 16, 2011 vs Sims
Round 2 May 28, 2010 vs Ricardo Castanho de Freitas
Round 1 Apr 29, 2007 vs Severo

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Ferreira 7.4
fighter Braga Neto 8.7
Great submissions by Braga Neto
Round 1 Jun 08, 2013 vs Smith
Round 1 Mar 04, 2012 vs Larson
Round 2 Sep 14, 2011 vs Falcao

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Ferreira 7.8
fighter Braga Neto 8.5
Fast finishes by Braga Neto
112 seconds Jun 08, 2013 vs Smith
64 seconds Mar 04, 2012 vs Larson
566 seconds Sep 14, 2011 vs Falcao
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 29, 2007XFC - Brazil
team
VS
team
R1 DECX
R2 SUBX
1,5931,557
1,6381,512
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Ferreira
legend Braga Neto
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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