UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Rael vs Waterson

1,591

CageRank

WINNER
Waterson

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
77% chance Waterson
WILL WIN

1,800

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Michelle Waterson
Much better submission offense 8.2 vs 6.7 More than 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.4 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better submission defense 8.3 vs 7.4 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 7.5 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Taller 160 cm vs 152 cm More than 5% taller
Stronger jaw 8.2 vs 8.0 Almost the same
Slightly heavier 114 lbs vs 105 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Diana Rael
Significantly heavier hands 7.3 vs 6.8 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Waterson on the attack Our prediction about how she’ll perform against Rael’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michelle
Waterson
If she wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Waterson is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Waterson has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Waterson is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Rael on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Waterson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Diana
Rael
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rael is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Rael is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Rael is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Waterson 6.8
fighter Rael 7.3
Great knockouts by Rael
Round 1 Apr 05, 2013 vs Aguirre
Round 1 May 22, 2010 vs Skinner
Round 2 Feb 26, 2010 vs Portugal Hernandez

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Waterson 8.2
fighter Rael 6.7
Great submissions by Waterson
Round 4 Apr 05, 2013 vs Penne
Round 1 Jan 21, 2012 vs Rael
Round 1 Sep 15, 2007 vs Cook

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Waterson 8.1
fighter Rael 7.4
Fast finishes by Waterson
1051 seconds Apr 05, 2013 vs Penne
132 seconds Jan 21, 2012 vs Rael
93 seconds Sep 15, 2007 vs Cook
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR2 SUB
1,5961,644
1,5531,687
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Waterson
legend Rael
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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