UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Guzman vs Beltran

1,636

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Guzman

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
50% chance Guzman
WILL WIN

1,634

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Greg Guzman
Much better submission defense 8.7 vs 7.4 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.2 vs 8.0 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Slightly heavier 134 lbs vs 125 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Slightly younger 29 years vs 31 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Marco Beltran
Much heavier hands 7.3 vs 6.2 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.0 vs 7.8 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission offense 7.7 vs 7.5 Almost the same
Taller 173 cm vs 170 cm Almost the same
Guzman on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Beltran’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Greg
Guzman
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Guzman is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Guzman has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Guzman is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Beltran on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Guzman’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Marco
Beltran
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Beltran is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Beltran is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Beltran is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Guzman 6.2
fighter Beltran 7.3
Great knockouts by Beltran
Round 1 Nov 15, 2008 vs Guzman
Round 2 Oct 18, 2008 vs Silva

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Guzman 7.6
fighter Beltran 7.7
Great submissions by Beltran
Round 1 May 12, 2012 vs Pineda
Round 1 Nov 29, 2009 vs Manzanero
Round 1 Aug 16, 2008 vs Martinez

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Guzman 7.8
fighter Beltran 8.0
Fast finishes by Beltran
262 seconds Nov 15, 2008 vs Guzman
368 seconds Oct 18, 2008 vs Silva
181 seconds Aug 16, 2008 vs Martinez
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 15, 2008COF 14
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
R2 SUBX
1,6361,604
1,5821,659
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Guzman
legend Beltran
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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