UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Rubio vs Rodriguez

1,747

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Rubio

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
77% chance Rubio
WILL WIN

1,538

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rodolfo Rubio
Much better submission offense 8.5 vs 7.3 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much stronger jaw 8.5 vs 7.3 More than 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much better submission defense 8.7 vs 7.5 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 7.2 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Yair Rodriguez
Much heavier hands 7.4 vs 6.6 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
A lot taller 180 cm vs 165 cm Around 10% taller
Younger 25 years vs 31 years Around 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.6 Almost the same
Rubio on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rodriguez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rodolfo
Rubio
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rubio is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Rubio has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Rubio is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Rodriguez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rubio’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Yair
Rodriguez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rodriguez is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Rodriguez is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Rodriguez has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Rubio 6.6
fighter Rodriguez 7.4
Great knockouts by Rodriguez
Round 2 Apr 23, 2016 vs Fili
Round 1 Jun 18, 2014 vs Rubio
Round 1 Feb 16, 2013 vs Juarez

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Rubio 8.5
fighter Rodriguez 7.3
Great submissions by Rubio
Round 2 Jul 21, 2012 vs Morales
Round 1 Nov 27, 2011 vs Diaz
Round 1 Feb 26, 2009 vs Aguilar

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Rubio 7.6
fighter Rodriguez 7.8
Fast finishes by Rodriguez
435 seconds Apr 23, 2016 vs Fili
13 seconds Feb 16, 2013 vs Juarez
50 seconds Mar 10, 2012 vs Ricardo
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 Rubio
legend Rodriguez
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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