UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - McSweeney vs Tuivasa

1,827

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
McSweeney

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
83% chance McSweeney
WILL WIN

1,550

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for James McSweeney
Fast finishes 9.1 vs 7.8 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 8.4 vs 7.3 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 8.2 vs 7.3 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly better submission defense 8.1 vs 7.2 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly better submission offense 7.7 vs 7.2 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier hands 8.1 vs 7.8 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 193 cm vs 188 cm Around 5% taller
Advantages for Tai Tuivasa
Significantly younger 25 years vs 38 years Around 35% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Heavier 264 lbs vs 247 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
McSweeney on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Tuivasa’s defensive skills
Predictions For
James
McSweeney
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
McSweeney has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
McSweeney has a chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
McSweeney is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Tuivasa on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against McSweeney’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tai
Tuivasa
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Tuivasa has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Tuivasa is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Tuivasa 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 McSweeney 8.1
fighter Tuivasa 7.8
Great knockouts by McSweeney
Round 1 Mar 02, 2013 vs Staring
Round 1 Apr 14, 2012 vs Robinson
Round 3 Dec 05, 2009 vs Schoonover

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter McSweeney 7.7
fighter Tuivasa 7.2
Great submissions by McSweeney
Round 1 Nov 15, 2013 vs Traunmueller
Round 1 Mar 17, 2012 vs Leniu
Round 1 Aug 20, 2011 vs Brown

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter McSweeney 9.1
fighter Tuivasa 7.8
Fast finishes by McSweeney
35 seconds Nov 15, 2013 vs Traunmueller
38 seconds Mar 02, 2013 vs Staring
800 seconds Dec 05, 2009 vs Schoonover
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
October 15, 2016AFC 17
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend McSweeney
legend Tuivasa
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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