UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Diaz vs Claveau

1,589

CageRank

WINNER
Claveau

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
60% chance Claveau
WILL WIN

1,663

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Steve Claveau
Much better submission offense 8.2 vs 7.6 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly stronger jaw 8.4 vs 7.4 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.6 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier 144 lbs vs 134 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Slightly taller 173 cm vs 170 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Ryan Diaz
Significantly heavier hands 6.8 vs 6.3 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Slightly better submission defense 8.1 vs 7.9 Almost the same
Claveau on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Diaz’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Steve
Claveau
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Claveau is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Claveau has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Claveau is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Diaz on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Claveau’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ryan
Diaz
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Diaz is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Diaz is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Diaz is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Claveau 6.3
fighter Diaz 6.8
Great knockouts by Diaz
Round 1 Apr 04, 2009 vs Odell
Round 1 Apr 02, 2005 vs Lagace
Round 4 Mar 01, 2003 vs Hamilton

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Claveau 8.2
fighter Diaz 7.6
Great submissions by Claveau
Round 3 Nov 08, 2008 vs MacKay
Round 1 Jun 21, 2008 vs Manderson
Round 1 Feb 09, 2007 vs St. Louis

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Claveau 7.8
fighter Diaz 7.6
Fast finishes by Claveau
742 seconds Nov 08, 2008 vs MacKay
79 seconds Jun 21, 2008 vs Manderson
182 seconds Feb 09, 2007 vs St. Louis
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 29, 2003TKO 14
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
DECX
1,4821,438
1,5251,394
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Claveau
legend Diaz
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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