UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Fontes Braga vs Cerchiari

1,664

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Fontes Braga

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
72% chance Fontes Braga
WILL WIN

1,501

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Ebenezer Fontes Braga
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 7.2 More than 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 7.9 vs 7.0 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly better submission defense 8.5 vs 7.8 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Fernando Cerchiari
Heavier hands 6.5 vs 6.1 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission offense 7.5 vs 7.2 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 188 cm vs 183 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier 214 lbs vs 198 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Fontes Braga on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Cerchiari’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ebenezer
Fontes Braga
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Fontes Braga is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Fontes Braga has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Fontes Braga is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Cerchiari on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Fontes Braga’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Fernando
Cerchiari
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Cerchiari is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Cerchiari is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Cerchiari is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Fontes Braga 7.2
fighter Cerchiari 7.5
Great submissions by Cerchiari
Round 1 Mar 03, 1997 vs Aquino
Round 1 Jan 30, 1997 vs Aquino
Round 1 Jan 30, 1997 vs Carlos Maciel

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Fontes Braga 7.5
fighter Cerchiari 7.5
Fast finishes by Cerchiari
70 seconds Mar 03, 1997 vs Aquino
68 seconds Jan 30, 1997 vs Aquino
101 seconds Jan 30, 1997 vs Carlos Maciel
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
May 31, 1996BVF 1
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R2 SUBX
1,5961,500
1,6331,463
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Fontes Braga
legend Cerchiari
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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