UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - MacKay vs Claveau

1,522

CageRank

WINNER
Claveau

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
69% chance Claveau
WILL WIN

1,663

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Steve Claveau
Much better submission offense 8.2 vs 7.0 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.2 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly stronger jaw 8.4 vs 7.5 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 7.5 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Jason MacKay
Heavier hands 6.6 vs 6.3 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 178 cm vs 173 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier 155 lbs vs 144 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Claveau on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against MacKay’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Steve
Claveau
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Claveau is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Claveau has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Claveau is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
MacKay on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Claveau’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jason
MacKay
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
MacKay is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
MacKay is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
MacKay 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 Claveau 6.3
fighter MacKay 6.6
Great knockouts by MacKay
Round 1 Jan 13, 2008 vs Stutzman

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Claveau 8.2
fighter MacKay 7.0
Great submissions by Claveau
Round 3 Nov 08, 2008 vs MacKay
Round 1 Jun 21, 2008 vs Manderson
Round 1 Feb 09, 2007 vs St. Louis

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Claveau 7.8
fighter MacKay 7.2
Fast finishes by Claveau
742 seconds Nov 08, 2008 vs MacKay
79 seconds Jun 21, 2008 vs Manderson
182 seconds Feb 09, 2007 vs St. Louis
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 8, 2008XMMA 6
team
VS
team
XR3 SUB
R1 SUBX
1,7791,635
1,7091,705
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Claveau
legend MacKay
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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