UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Awad vs Rios

1,878

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Awad

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
58% chance Awad
WILL WIN

1,823

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Saad Awad
Much heavier hands 8.1 vs 7.0 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 9.0 vs 8.1 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 8.2 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.5 vs 8.0 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission defense 8.5 vs 8.3 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Sergio Rios
Much better submission offense 8.3 vs 7.6 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Younger 29 years vs 35 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taller 183 cm vs 178 cm Around 5% taller
Awad on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rios’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Saad
Awad
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Awad has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Awad is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Awad is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Rios on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Awad’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Sergio
Rios
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rios is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Rios has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Rios 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 Awad 8.1
fighter Rios 7.0
Great knockouts by Awad
Round 1 Feb 28, 2013 vs Brooks
Round 1 Jan 31, 2013 vs DeLorenzi
Round 1 Aug 05, 2010 vs Kamaka

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Awad 7.6
fighter Rios 8.3
Great submissions by Rios
Round 1 Aug 31, 2013 vs Pompeu Vitor
Round 1 Dec 15, 2012 vs Branco
Round 1 Aug 11, 2012 vs Ferreira Dias

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Awad 9.0
fighter Rios 8.1
Fast finishes by Awad
226 seconds Sep 27, 2013 vs Stapleton
43 seconds Feb 28, 2013 vs Brooks
31 seconds Jan 31, 2013 vs DeLorenzi
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
October 3, 2014Bellator 127
team
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Awad
legend Rios
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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