UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Salas vs Tuck

1,414

CageRank

WINNER
Tuck

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
93% chance Tuck
WILL WIN

1,867

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jon Tuck
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.1 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much stronger jaw 8.4 vs 6.6 More than 25% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.6 vs 6.9 Around 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much heavier hands 8.2 vs 7.1 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better submission defense 8.4 vs 7.5 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly better submission offense 7.5 vs 7.0 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Advantages for John Salas
From what we can tell, Jon Tuck dominates John Salas in every way.
Tuck on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Salas’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jon
Tuck
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Tuck has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Below average
Jaw
Submission
Tuck has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Tuck has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Salas on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Tuck’s defensive skills
Predictions For
John
Salas
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Salas is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Salas is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Salas 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 Tuck 8.2
fighter Salas 7.1
Great knockouts by Tuck
Round 1 Nov 26, 2011 vs Arenal
Round 1 Nov 21, 2009 vs Folayang
Round 1 May 28, 2007 vs Salas

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Tuck 7.5
fighter Salas 7.0
Great submissions by Tuck
Round 1 Mar 27, 2009 vs Calvo
Round 1 Nov 17, 2007 vs Sablan
Round 1 Feb 09, 2007 vs Nauta

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Tuck 8.3
fighter Salas 7.1
Fast finishes by Tuck
225 seconds Nov 26, 2011 vs Arenal
8 seconds Nov 21, 2009 vs Folayang
118 seconds Mar 27, 2009 vs Calvo
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
XR2 KO
1,4501,550
1,4141,586
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Tuck
legend Salas
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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