UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Melendez vs Pretat

2,243

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Melendez

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
99% chance Melendez
WILL WIN

1,479

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Gilbert Melendez
Puts up a fight 9.7 vs 6.9 More than 40% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission defense 9.4 vs 7.1 Around 35% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Much heavier hands 8.3 vs 7.1 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Much stronger jaw 9.2 vs 7.8 More than 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.6 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Slightly heavier 155 lbs vs 147 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Shawn Pretat
Taller 183 cm vs 175 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission offense 6.7 vs 6.5 Almost the same
Melendez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Pretat’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Gilbert
Melendez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Melendez has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Melendez is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Melendez has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Pretat on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Melendez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Shawn
Pretat
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Pretat is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Pretat is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Pretat is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Melendez 8.3
fighter Pretat 7.1
Great knockouts by Melendez
Round 1 Apr 09, 2011 vs Kawajiri
Round 3 Aug 15, 2009 vs Ishida
Round 2 Oct 10, 2003 vs Palling

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Melendez 8.3
fighter Pretat 7.6
Fast finishes by Melendez
194 seconds Apr 09, 2011 vs Kawajiri
836 seconds Aug 15, 2009 vs Ishida
92 seconds Aug 20, 2005 vs Sato
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R0 NoEndMethodX
R2 KOX
1,5501,500
1,5931,457
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Melendez
legend Pretat
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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