UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Krause vs Alves

2,013

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Krause

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
73% chance Krause
WILL WIN

1,843

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for James Krause
Much heavier hands 8.2 vs 7.0 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better submission defense 8.9 vs 8.0 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly fast finishes 8.7 vs 8.2 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 8.4 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Taller 188 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Stronger jaw 8.7 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Warlley Alves
Better submission offense 8.5 vs 8.2 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Younger 27 years vs 32 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Heavier 169 lbs vs 155 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Krause on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Alves’s defensive skills
Predictions For
James
Krause
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Krause has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Krause has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Krause is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Alves on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Krause’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Warlley
Alves
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Alves is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Alves has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Alves 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 Krause 8.2
fighter Alves 7.0
Great knockouts by Krause
Round 1 Nov 02, 2012 vs Trindade
Round 1 Dec 16, 2011 vs Korzenowski
Round 1 Mar 25, 2011 vs Schut

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Krause 8.2
fighter Alves 8.5
Great submissions by Alves
Round 1 Jun 01, 2013 vs Moreira
Round 2 Dec 13, 2012 vs Alberto Bazan Rojas
Round 1 Sep 18, 2010 vs Bastos

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Krause 8.7
fighter Alves 8.2
Fast finishes by Krause
887 seconds Jun 15, 2013 vs Stout
619 seconds Nov 30, 2012 vs Jordan
41 seconds Mar 25, 2011 vs Schut
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Krause
legend Alves
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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