UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Paulo Rodrigues de Souza vs Barao

1,788

CageRank

WINNER
Barao

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
91% chance Barao
WILL WIN

2,194

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Renan Barao
Fast finishes 8.6 vs 7.1 More than 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 7.7 vs 6.3 More than 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Much better submission offense 8.5 vs 7.5 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 9.7 vs 8.7 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 8.9 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission defense 9.5 vs 9.0 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Younger 31 years vs 36 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Joao Paulo Rodrigues de Souza
Heavier 145 lbs vs 134 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Barao on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Paulo Rodrigues de Souza’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Renan
Barao
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Barao has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Barao has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Barao is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Paulo Rodrigues de Souza on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Barao’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Joao
Paulo Rodrigues de Souza
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Paulo Rodrigues de Souza is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Paulo Rodrigues de Souza is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Paulo Rodrigues de Souza 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 Barao 7.7
fighter Paulo Rodrigues de Souza 6.3
Great knockouts by Barao
Round 2 Sep 21, 2013 vs Wineland
Round 2 Aug 13, 2009 vs Sardinha
Round 3 Nov 29, 2008 vs Pinheiro

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Barao 8.5
fighter Paulo Rodrigues de Souza 7.5
Great submissions by Barao
Round 4 Feb 16, 2013 vs McDonald
Round 1 Nov 05, 2011 vs Pickett
Round 1 Dec 16, 2010 vs Cariaso

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Barao 8.6
fighter Paulo Rodrigues de Souza 7.1
Fast finishes by Barao
335 seconds Sep 21, 2013 vs Wineland
1137 seconds Feb 16, 2013 vs McDonald
249 seconds Nov 05, 2011 vs Pickett
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
R2 KOX
1,5501,500
1,5931,457
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Barao
legend Paulo Rodrigues de Souza
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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