UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Gomes vs Shevchenko

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WINNER

WINNER
Gomes

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
77% chance Gomes
WILL WIN

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Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Ediane Gomes
Much better submission offense 8.2 vs 7.2 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly stronger jaw 8.4 vs 7.5 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.4 vs 7.5 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.8 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 8.2 vs 7.7 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Heavier 144 lbs vs 134 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Taller 168 cm vs 165 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Valentina Shevchenko
Much heavier hands 7.7 vs 6.4 More than 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 29 years vs 37 years More than 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Gomes on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Shevchenko’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ediane
Gomes
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Gomes is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Gomes has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Gomes has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Shevchenko on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Gomes’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Valentina
Shevchenko
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Shevchenko is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Shevchenko is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Shevchenko 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 Gomes 6.4
fighter Shevchenko 7.7
Great knockouts by Shevchenko
Round 2 Feb 26, 2014 vs Bastos
Round 1 Dec 18, 2013 vs Orellana
Round 2 Apr 21, 2003 vs Aidaralieva

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Gomes 8.2
fighter Shevchenko 7.2
Great submissions by Gomes
Round 1 Oct 06, 2012 vs Malungahu
Round 1 Jun 17, 2011 vs Alendal
Round 1 Jan 22, 2011 vs Caldwell

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Gomes 8.1
fighter Shevchenko 7.8
Fast finishes by Gomes
259 seconds Oct 06, 2012 vs Malungahu
42 seconds Jun 17, 2011 vs Alendal
106 seconds Jan 22, 2011 vs Caldwell
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Gomes
legend Shevchenko
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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