UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Daly vs Esparza

1,748

CageRank

WINNER
Esparza

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
60% chance Esparza
WILL WIN

1,821

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Carla Esparza
Significantly heavier hands 7.6 vs 7.0 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Advantages for Aisling Daly
Much better submission offense 8.0 vs 7.2 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better submission defense 8.8 vs 8.4 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Stronger jaw 8.4 vs 8.2 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 160 cm vs 155 cm Around 5% taller
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 8.5 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Esparza on the attack Our prediction about how she’ll perform against Daly’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Carla
Esparza
If she wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Esparza is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Esparza is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Esparza has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Daly on the attack Our prediction about how she’ll perform against Esparza’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Aisling
Daly
If she wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Daly is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Daly has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Daly is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Esparza 7.6
fighter Daly 7.0
Great knockouts by Esparza
Round 1 Oct 06, 2012 vs Alvarez
Round 2 Jul 28, 2012 vs Schneider
Round 1 Feb 19, 2010 vs Trost

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Esparza 7.2
fighter Daly 8.0
Great submissions by Daly
Round 2 Dec 31, 2013 vs Benitez
Round 2 Nov 23, 2011 vs Warren
Round 2 Jun 04, 2011 vs Eye

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Esparza 7.7
fighter Daly 7.7
Fast finishes by Esparza
173 seconds Oct 06, 2012 vs Alvarez
568 seconds Jul 28, 2012 vs Schneider
457 seconds Jul 16, 2010 vs Schuckman
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Esparza
legend Daly
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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