UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Rainey vs Means

1,754

CageRank

WINNER
Means

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
76% chance Means
WILL WIN

1,953

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Tim Means
Much stronger jaw 9.2 vs 7.8 Around 20% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly fast finishes 8.6 vs 7.9 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly heavier hands 8.8 vs 8.0 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 8.2 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Taller 188 cm vs 185 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Ricky Rainey
Better submission offense 6.7 vs 6.4 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier 170 lbs vs 169 lbs Almost the same
Means on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rainey’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tim
Means
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Means has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Means is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Means is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Rainey on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Means’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ricky
Rainey
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rainey has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Rainey is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Rainey is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Means 8.8
fighter Rainey 8.0
Great knockouts by Means
Round 1 Sep 13, 2013 vs Spratt
Round 1 Jun 08, 2012 vs Salas
Round 2 Oct 07, 2010 vs Green

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Means 6.4
fighter Rainey 6.7
Great submissions by Rainey
Round 3 Nov 05, 2011 vs Jones

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Means 8.6
fighter Rainey 7.9
Fast finishes by Means
144 seconds Sep 13, 2013 vs Spratt
66 seconds Jun 08, 2012 vs Salas
600 seconds Oct 07, 2010 vs Green
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Means
legend Rainey
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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