UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Alexandre Pereira vs Alves

1,981

CageRank

WINNER
Alves

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
60% chance Alves
WILL WIN

2,049

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Thiago Alves
Puts up a fight 9.5 vs 9.0 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Younger 35 years vs 39 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Carlos Alexandre Pereira
Fast finishes 8.8 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.9 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 183 cm vs 178 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier hands 8.4 vs 8.0 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Slightly better submission defense 9.0 vs 8.7 Almost the same
Alves on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Alexandre Pereira’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Thiago
Alves
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Alves is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Alves is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Alves is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Alexandre Pereira on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Alves’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Carlos
Alexandre Pereira
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Alexandre Pereira has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Alexandre Pereira is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Alexandre Pereira is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Alves 8.0
fighter Alexandre Pereira 8.4
Great knockouts by Alexandre Pereira
Round 1 Jan 24, 2010 vs Barros
Round 2 Aug 27, 2009 vs Santos
Round 0 Mar 13, 2008 vs Andrade

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Alves 6.9
fighter Alexandre Pereira 7.4
Great submissions by Alexandre Pereira
Round 3 Jul 13, 2013 vs Luque
Round 1 Nov 01, 2012 vs de Arimateia Mesquita dos Santos
Round 2 Aug 18, 2011 vs Nunes

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Alves 8.3
fighter Alexandre Pereira 8.8
Fast finishes by Alexandre Pereira
525 seconds Aug 18, 2011 vs Nunes
23 seconds Jan 24, 2010 vs Barros
567 seconds Aug 27, 2009 vs Santos
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR2 KO
DECX
1,6041,548
1,5461,606
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Alves
legend Alexandre Pereira
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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