UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Jones vs Pearson

1,514

CageRank

WINNER
Pearson

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
91% chance Pearson
WILL WIN

1,919

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Ross Pearson
Much heavier hands 7.9 vs 6.4 Around 25% better at knocking out good defenders
Much better submission defense 8.7 vs 6.7 More than 30% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 6.9 Around 30% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.5 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Stronger jaw 8.4 vs 8.2 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Ian Jones
Heavier 184 lbs vs 155 lbs Around 20% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Better submission offense 7.5 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Pearson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Jones’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ross
Pearson
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Pearson has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Pearson has a chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Below average
Resistance
Decision
Pearson is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Jones on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Pearson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ian
Jones
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Jones is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Jones is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Jones is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Pearson 7.9
fighter Jones 6.4
Great knockouts by Pearson
Round 2 Apr 06, 2013 vs Couture
Round 3 Dec 15, 2012 vs Sotiropoulos
Round 2 Nov 14, 2009 vs Riley

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Pearson 7.3
fighter Jones 7.5
Great submissions by Jones
Round 1 Feb 27, 2010 vs Swindells
Round 1 Jan 12, 2008 vs Thomas
Round 1 Dec 18, 2004 vs Hobbs

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Pearson 7.9
fighter Jones 7.5
Fast finishes by Pearson
525 seconds Apr 06, 2013 vs Couture
641 seconds Dec 15, 2012 vs Sotiropoulos
578 seconds Nov 14, 2009 vs Riley
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 1, 2008Ultimate Force - Nemesis
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR2 SUB
1,5901,689
1,5541,725
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Pearson
legend Jones
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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