UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Santos vs Luque

1,679

CageRank

WINNER
Luque

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
57% chance Luque
WILL WIN

1,728

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Vicente Luque
Significantly better submission offense 7.3 vs 6.5 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly younger 26 years vs 34 years Around 25% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 7.9 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.7 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Thiago Santos
Much heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Taller 188 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier hands 7.8 vs 7.3 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Luque on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Santos’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Vicente
Luque
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Luque is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Luque is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Luque is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Santos on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Luque’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Thiago
Santos
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Santos is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Santos is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Santos is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Luque 7.3
fighter Santos 7.8
Great knockouts by Santos
Round 1 Jul 27, 2012 vs Figueira da Silva
Round 1 Aug 13, 2011 vs Braga
Round 2 Apr 16, 2011 vs Barreiro

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Luque 7.3
fighter Santos 6.5
Great submissions by Luque
Round 2 Mar 09, 2013 vs Moura
Round 1 Nov 19, 2011 vs Almeida
Round 1 Oct 24, 2009 vs Borges dos Santos

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Luque 7.9
fighter Santos 7.8
Fast finishes by Luque
367 seconds Mar 09, 2013 vs Moura
205 seconds Nov 19, 2011 vs Almeida
172 seconds Jun 27, 2009 vs Playboy
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
DECX
1,7281,568
1,6571,640
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Luque
legend Santos
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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