UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Materla vs Palhares

1,951

CageRank

WINNER
Palhares

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
70% chance Palhares
WILL WIN

2,100

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rousimar Palhares
Much better submission offense 9.7 vs 8.2 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 9.6 vs 8.4 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 9.3 vs 9.0 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Michal Materla
Taller 183 cm vs 173 cm More than 5% taller
Younger 33 years vs 37 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Heavier hands 6.5 vs 6.3 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Stronger jaw 8.5 vs 8.3 Almost the same
Palhares on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Materla’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rousimar
Palhares
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Palhares is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Palhares has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Palhares is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Materla on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Palhares’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michal
Materla
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Materla is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Materla has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Materla is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Palhares 6.3
fighter Materla 6.5
Great knockouts by Materla
Round 1 May 27, 2016 vs Chmielewski
Round 1 Dec 01, 2012 vs Wallace
Round 1 Dec 13, 2003 vs Stachera

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Palhares 9.7
fighter Materla 8.2
Great submissions by Palhares
Round 1 Oct 09, 2013 vs Pierce
Round 1 Mar 27, 2010 vs Drwal
Round 2 Dec 12, 2009 vs Linhares

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Palhares 9.6
fighter Materla 8.4
Fast finishes by Palhares
31 seconds Oct 09, 2013 vs Pierce
404 seconds Mar 03, 2011 vs Branch
45 seconds Mar 27, 2010 vs Drwal
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
October 1, 2016KSW 36
team
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team
R2 KOX
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Palhares
legend Materla
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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