UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Nunes vs Maria

1,791

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Nunes

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
74% chance Nunes
WILL WIN

1,612

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Amanda Nunes
Much heavier hands 8.8 vs 6.6 Around 35% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.5 vs 7.7 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better submission defense 8.6 vs 7.9 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Taller 173 cm vs 165 cm Around 5% taller
Stronger jaw 8.2 vs 7.9 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.5 vs 8.3 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
Advantages for Ana Maria
Much better submission offense 7.9 vs 6.6 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Nunes on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Maria’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Amanda
Nunes
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Nunes has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Nunes is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Nunes is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Maria on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Nunes’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ana
Maria
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Maria is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Maria is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Maria 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 Nunes 8.8
fighter Maria 6.6
Great knockouts by Nunes
Round 1 Aug 03, 2013 vs Gaff
Round 2 Feb 25, 2010 vs Gomes
Round 2 Dec 12, 2009 vs Porto

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Nunes 6.6
fighter Maria 7.9
Great submissions by Maria
Round 1 Jul 07, 2013 vs Elisabete Tavares
Round 2 May 02, 2010 vs Nery
Round 1 Apr 11, 2006 vs Gonzales Naja

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Nunes 8.5
fighter Maria 7.7
Fast finishes by Nunes
236 seconds Nov 06, 2013 vs de Randamie
128 seconds Aug 03, 2013 vs Gaff
600 seconds Dec 12, 2009 vs Porto
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
R2 SUBX
1,5001,499
1,4501,549
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Nunes
legend Maria
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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