UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Rosa vs Hirota

1,768

CageRank

WINNER
Hirota

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
69% chance Hirota
WILL WIN

1,908

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Mizuto Hirota
Significantly better submission defense 9.0 vs 7.9 Around 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 8.2 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.9 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier hands 7.8 vs 7.5 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Advantages for Charles Rosa
Much better submission offense 7.8 vs 6.3 Around 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.8 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Taller 178 cm vs 170 cm Around 5% taller
Younger 31 years vs 36 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Hirota on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rosa’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mizuto
Hirota
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hirota has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Hirota is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Hirota is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Rosa on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hirota’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Charles
Rosa
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rosa is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Rosa is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Rosa is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Hirota 7.8
fighter Rosa 7.5
Great knockouts by Hirota
Round 4 Aug 02, 2009 vs Kitaoka
Round 1 May 10, 2009 vs Ishida
Round 2 Aug 24, 2008 vs Schultz

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Hirota 6.3
fighter Rosa 7.8
Great submissions by Rosa
Round 1 May 24, 2013 vs Steadman
Round 1 Oct 01, 2011 vs Cobb
Round 1 Sep 18, 2010 vs Holman

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Hirota 7.8
fighter Rosa 8.3
Fast finishes by Rosa
206 seconds May 24, 2013 vs Steadman
232 seconds Jan 19, 2013 vs Jones
51 seconds Sep 18, 2010 vs Holman
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Hirota
legend Rosa
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
comments powered by Disqus