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

1,622

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Love

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
60% chance Love
WILL WIN

1,549

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for David Love
Much better submission offense 7.7 vs 6.4 More than 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly fast finishes 7.4 vs 6.9 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better submission defense 8.5 vs 7.8 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Heavier 144 lbs vs 125 lbs More than 15% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Haender Rodriguez
Much heavier hands 7.1 vs 6.1 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly stronger jaw 8.1 vs 7.3 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.5 vs 7.9 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Slightly younger 41 years vs 43 years Around 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Love on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rodriguez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
David
Love
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Love is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Love has a chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Love is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Rodriguez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Love’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Haender
Rodriguez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rodriguez has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Rodriguez is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Rodriguez is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Love 6.2
fighter Rodriguez 7.1
Great knockouts by Rodriguez
Round 1 Mar 13, 2015 vs DeJesus
Round 2 Jun 30, 2012 vs Smith
Round 1 Mar 31, 2007 vs Disano

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Love 7.7
fighter Rodriguez 6.4
Great submissions by Love
Round 2 Feb 19, 2011 vs Neace
Round 1 Jul 25, 2008 vs Kuhl
Round 1 Feb 16, 2007 vs Tsuboi

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Love 7.4
fighter Rodriguez 6.9
Fast finishes by Love
525 seconds Feb 19, 2011 vs Neace
242 seconds Feb 16, 2007 vs Tsuboi
106 seconds Jul 20, 2002 vs Christie
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
July 30, 2005AFC 13
team
VS
team
R2 SUBX
R2 SUBX
1,5221,500
1,5691,453
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Love
legend Rodriguez
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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