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CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Luiz Vital da Costa vs Maia

1,809

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Luiz Vital da Costa

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
85% chance Luiz Vital da Costa
WILL WIN

1,506

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Fabio Luiz Vital da Costa
Significantly stronger jaw 8.3 vs 7.5 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.4 vs 7.7 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Heavier hands 6.9 vs 6.5 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission defense 8.3 vs 8.0 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Savio Maia
Much better submission offense 7.1 vs 6.2 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly fast finishes 7.1 vs 6.5 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Luiz Vital da Costa on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Maia’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Fabio
Luiz Vital da Costa
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Luiz Vital da Costa is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Luiz Vital da Costa is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Luiz Vital da Costa has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Maia on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Luiz Vital da Costa’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Savio
Maia
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Maia is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Maia is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Maia is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Luiz Vital da Costa 6.9
fighter Maia 6.5
Great knockouts by Luiz Vital da Costa
Round 2 Aug 13, 2009 vs Eduardo Silva dos Santos

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Luiz Vital da Costa 6.3
fighter Maia 7.1
Great submissions by Maia
Round 1 Apr 06, 2006 vs Marrudo
Round 1 Nov 07, 2002 vs Francisco de Souza

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Luiz Vital da Costa 6.5
fighter Maia 7.1
Fast finishes by Maia
241 seconds Apr 06, 2006 vs Marrudo
55 seconds Nov 07, 2002 vs Francisco de Souza
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
DECX
1,7241,413
1,7391,399
July 31, 2003Heat FC 1 - Genesis
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
DECX
1,6111,543
1,6511,503
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Luiz Vital da Costa
legend Maia
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