UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Portela vs Luque

1,685

CageRank

WINNER
Luque

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
56% chance Luque
WILL WIN

1,728

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Vicente Luque
Heavier hands 7.3 vs 6.7 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 26 years vs 30 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.6 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 8.3 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.7 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Felipe Portela
Better submission offense 7.6 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 183 cm vs 180 cm Almost the same
Better submission defense 8.1 vs 7.8 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Luque on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Portela’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Vicente
Luque
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Luque is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Luque is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Luque has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Portela on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Luque’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Felipe
Portela
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Portela is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Portela has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Portela 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 Luque 7.3
fighter Portela 6.7
Great knockouts by Luque
Round 1 May 10, 2013 vs Lisboa
Round 1 Apr 28, 2012 vs Santos
Round 1 Jun 27, 2009 vs Playboy

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Luque 7.3
fighter Portela 7.6
Great submissions by Portela
Round 1 Apr 08, 2011 vs Ortega
Round 1 Nov 05, 2010 vs Murico
Round 3 Jun 05, 2010 vs Luque

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Luque 7.9
fighter Portela 7.6
Fast finishes by Luque
367 seconds Mar 09, 2013 vs Moura
205 seconds Nov 19, 2011 vs Almeida
172 seconds Jun 27, 2009 vs Playboy
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R3 SUBX
XR2 SUB
1,5491,593
1,6051,537
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Luque
legend Portela
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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