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CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Bermudez vs Rivera

2,055

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Bermudez

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
53% chance Bermudez
WILL WIN

2,033

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Dennis Bermudez
Fast finishes 7.6 vs 6.7 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 7.3 vs 6.5 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better submission offense 7.5 vs 6.8 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 168 cm vs 163 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier 144 lbs vs 134 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Jimmie Rivera
Better submission defense 8.9 vs 8.6 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Younger 28 years vs 31 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Puts up a fight 8.9 vs 8.7 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Bermudez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rivera’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dennis
Bermudez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bermudez is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Bermudez is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Bermudez has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Rivera on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bermudez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jimmie
Rivera
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rivera is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Rivera is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Rivera has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Bermudez 7.3
fighter Rivera 6.5
Great knockouts by Bermudez
Round 1 Mar 12, 2010 vs Gurley
Round 1 Feb 07, 2010 vs Maciel de Oliveira
Round 1 Nov 06, 2009 vs Connor

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Bermudez 7.5
fighter Rivera 6.9
Great submissions by Bermudez
Round 1 Aug 11, 2012 vs Hayden
Round 2 Feb 06, 2010 vs Seipel
Round 1 Aug 15, 2009 vs Taylor

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Bermudez 7.6
fighter Rivera 6.7
Fast finishes by Bermudez
283 seconds Aug 11, 2012 vs Hayden
177 seconds Feb 07, 2010 vs Maciel de Oliveira
341 seconds Feb 06, 2010 vs Seipel
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Bermudez
legend Rivera
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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