UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Bastos vs Palhares

1,475

CageRank

WINNER
Palhares

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 1

prediction
97% chance Palhares
WILL WIN

2,100

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rousimar Palhares
Fast finishes 9.6 vs 7.0 More than 35% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission offense 9.7 vs 7.1 More than 35% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much better submission defense 9.3 vs 7.9 Around 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 7.8 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 8.3 vs 7.4 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Bruno Bastos
Heavier 205 lbs vs 169 lbs More than 20% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Heavier hands 6.7 vs 6.3 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Palhares on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bastos’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rousimar
Palhares
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Palhares is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Palhares has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Palhares is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Bastos on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Palhares’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Bruno
Bastos
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bastos is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Bastos is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Bastos is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Palhares 9.7
fighter Bastos 7.1
Great submissions by Palhares
Round 1 Oct 09, 2013 vs Pierce
Round 1 Mar 27, 2010 vs Drwal
Round 2 Dec 12, 2009 vs Linhares

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Palhares 9.6
fighter Bastos 7.0
Fast finishes by Palhares
31 seconds Oct 09, 2013 vs Pierce
404 seconds Mar 03, 2011 vs Branch
45 seconds Mar 27, 2010 vs Drwal
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 29, 2006FF - Floripa Fight 2
team
VS
team
XR3 DEC
XDEC
1,4241,500
1,3851,539
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Palhares
legend Bastos
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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