UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Pacurariu vs Almeida

1,658

CageRank

WINNER
Almeida

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
85% chance Almeida
WILL WIN

1,963

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Thomas Almeida
Much heavier hands 9.5 vs 7.1 Around 35% better at knocking out good defenders
Much longer winning streak 10 fights vs 3 fights More than 3.2x longer winning streak; has momentum coming into a fight
Fast finishes 8.8 vs 7.6 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much stronger jaw 8.8 vs 7.6 More than 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.9 vs 8.0 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Younger 25 years vs 32 years More than 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission defense 8.7 vs 8.2 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for George Pacurariu
Much better submission offense 7.7 vs 6.5 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier 150 lbs vs 134 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Almeida on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Pacurariu’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Thomas
Almeida
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Almeida has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Almeida is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Almeida is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Pacurariu on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Almeida’s defensive skills
Predictions For
George
Pacurariu
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Pacurariu is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Pacurariu is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Pacurariu is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Almeida 9.5
fighter Pacurariu 7.1
Great knockouts by Almeida
Round 1 Jul 13, 2013 vs Silva
Round 1 Jul 04, 2013 vs Alexandre
Round 1 May 05, 2012 vs Pridonik

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Almeida 6.5
fighter Pacurariu 7.7
Great submissions by Pacurariu
Round 2 Jul 18, 2014 vs Solarin
Round 1 Jun 10, 2011 vs Hernandez
Round 2 Apr 08, 2011 vs Wise

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Almeida 8.8
fighter Pacurariu 7.6
Fast finishes by Almeida
271 seconds Dec 06, 2013 vs Pacurariu
166 seconds Jul 13, 2013 vs Silva
81 seconds May 05, 2012 vs Pridonik
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
December 6, 2013LFC 26
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
XR2 KO
1,6331,893
1,6151,911
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Almeida
legend Pacurariu
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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