UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - McLean vs Rivera

1,533

CageRank

WINNER
Rivera

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
95% chance Rivera
WILL WIN

2,033

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jimmie Rivera
Much younger 29 years vs 41 years Around 30% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission offense 6.8 vs 6.4 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better submission defense 8.9 vs 8.7 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.9 vs 8.7 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.7 vs 8.5 Almost the same
Advantages for Jason McLean
Heavier hands 7.0 vs 6.5 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 7.0 vs 6.7 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Taller 165 cm vs 163 cm Almost the same
Rivera on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against McLean’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jimmie
Rivera
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rivera is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Rivera is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Rivera has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Poor
Scoring ability
McLean on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rivera’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jason
McLean
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
McLean is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
McLean is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
McLean 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 Rivera 6.5
fighter McLean 7.0
Great knockouts by McLean
Round 1 Mar 27, 2010 vs Compton
Round 1 Nov 21, 2009 vs Stevens

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Rivera 6.9
fighter McLean 6.4
Great submissions by Rivera
Round 2 Feb 20, 2009 vs Venice
Round 2 Feb 09, 2008 vs Cozze
Round 3 Dec 28, 2007 vs Main

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Rivera 6.7
fighter McLean 7.0
Fast finishes by McLean
100 seconds Mar 27, 2010 vs Compton
31 seconds Nov 21, 2009 vs Stevens
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 21, 2008ROC 22
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
XDEC
1,4501,630
1,5241,556
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Rivera
legend McLean
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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