UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Ferreira vs dos Santos

1,804

CageRank

WINNER
dos Santos

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
84% chance dos Santos
WILL WIN

2,091

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Junior dos Santos
Much heavier hands 9.2 vs 6.6 Around 40% better at knocking out good defenders
Much stronger jaw 9.4 vs 8.2 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.7 vs 8.5 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
A lot taller 193 cm vs 180 cm More than 5% taller
Heavier 239 lbs vs 205 lbs More than 15% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Fast finishes 8.6 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Younger 32 years vs 35 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Joaquim Ferreira
Much better submission offense 8.3 vs 6.9 More than 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
dos Santos on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ferreira’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Junior
dos Santos
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
dos Santos has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
dos Santos is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
dos Santos is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Ferreira on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against dos Santos’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Joaquim
Ferreira
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ferreira is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Ferreira has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Ferreira is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter dos Santos 9.2
fighter Ferreira 6.6
Great knockouts by dos Santos
Round 2 May 26, 2012 vs Mir
Round 1 Nov 12, 2011 vs Velasquez
Round 1 Oct 25, 2008 vs Werdum

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter dos Santos 6.9
fighter Ferreira 8.3
Great submissions by Ferreira
Round 3 Oct 02, 2010 vs Baldutti
Round 1 Nov 10, 2007 vs dos Santos
Round 2 Aug 11, 2007 vs Mussi

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter dos Santos 8.6
fighter Ferreira 8.4
Fast finishes by dos Santos
484 seconds May 26, 2012 vs Mir
64 seconds Nov 12, 2011 vs Velasquez
81 seconds Oct 25, 2008 vs Werdum
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 10, 2007MTL - Final
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
XR2 KO
1,6331,720
1,6961,657
April 29, 2007XFC - Brazil
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
XR2 KO
1,6121,634
1,5651,681
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend dos Santos
legend Ferreira
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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