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

2,033

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Rivera

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
96% chance Rivera
WILL WIN

1,500

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jimmie Rivera
Much better submission defense 8.9 vs 6.9 Around 30% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.9 vs 7.0 More than 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much stronger jaw 8.7 vs 7.7 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Tyler Venice
Significantly fast finishes 7.2 vs 6.7 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier hands 6.9 vs 6.5 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 168 cm vs 163 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier 144 lbs vs 134 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Rivera on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Venice’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
Average
Jaw
Submission
Rivera is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Rivera has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Venice on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rivera’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tyler
Venice
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Venice is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Venice is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Venice is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Rivera 6.9
fighter Venice 6.8
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
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
February 20, 2009ROC 23
team
VS
team
R2 SUBX
XDEC
1,5561,593
1,6111,538
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Rivera
legend Venice
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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