UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Moraga vs Gates

1,891

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Moraga

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
83% chance Moraga
WILL WIN

1,619

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for John Moraga
Better submission offense 7.6 vs 7.4 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better submission defense 8.2 vs 7.8 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.6 vs 8.3 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Slightly stronger jaw 8.3 vs 8.1 Almost the same
Slightly heavier hands 6.8 vs 6.7 Almost the same
Advantages for Willie Gates
Taller 173 cm vs 168 cm Around 5% taller
Younger 30 years vs 33 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Fast finishes 7.6 vs 7.5 Almost the same
Moraga on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Gates’s defensive skills
Predictions For
John
Moraga
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Moraga is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Moraga has a chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Moraga has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Gates on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Moraga’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Willie
Gates
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Gates is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Gates is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Gates 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 Moraga 6.8
fighter Gates 6.7
Great knockouts by Moraga
Round 1 Aug 04, 2012 vs Gomez
Round 1 Dec 04, 2009 vs Decastro

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Moraga 7.6
fighter Gates 7.4
Great submissions by Moraga
Round 3 Dec 29, 2012 vs Cariaso
Round 1 Nov 05, 2011 vs Lux
Round 1 Jun 26, 2010 vs Halverson

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Moraga 7.5
fighter Gates 7.6
Fast finishes by Gates
28 seconds Mar 24, 2013 vs Santistevan
15 seconds Oct 28, 2012 vs Franklin
74 seconds Jan 02, 2011 vs Reider
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
December 13, 2014UFC on Fox 13
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Moraga
legend Gates
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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