UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - de Ribamar Machado Gomes vs Souza

1,835

CageRank

WINNER
Souza

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
91% chance Souza
WILL WIN

2,245

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Ronaldo Souza
Much better submission offense 9.0 vs 6.7 More than 35% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 9.3 vs 7.8 More than 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly stronger jaw 9.1 vs 8.3 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.5 vs 8.8 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Taller 183 cm vs 175 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier 183 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Jose de Ribamar Machado Gomes
Much heavier hands 8.2 vs 7.3 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 34 years vs 37 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Slightly better submission defense 9.3 vs 9.2 Almost the same
Souza on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against de Ribamar Machado Gomes’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ronaldo
Souza
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Souza is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Souza has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Souza is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
de Ribamar Machado Gomes on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Souza’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jose
de Ribamar Machado Gomes
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
de Ribamar Machado Gomes has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
de Ribamar Machado Gomes is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
de Ribamar Machado Gomes 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 Souza 7.3
fighter de Ribamar Machado Gomes 8.2
Great knockouts by de Ribamar Machado Gomes
Round 1 Mar 17, 2012 vs Ricardo Castanho de Freitas
Round 2 May 14, 2011 vs Santos
Round 2 Mar 19, 2011 vs Santos

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Souza 9.0
fighter de Ribamar Machado Gomes 6.7
Great submissions by Souza
Round 1 May 18, 2013 vs Camozzi
Round 3 Jan 29, 2011 vs Lawler
Round 1 Dec 19, 2009 vs Lindland

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Souza 9.4
fighter de Ribamar Machado Gomes 7.8
Fast finishes by Souza
167 seconds Sep 04, 2013 vs Okami
217 seconds May 18, 2013 vs Camozzi
720 seconds Jan 29, 2011 vs Lawler
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
September 29, 2007AC - Amazon Challenge
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR2 SUB
1,7141,748
1,6691,793
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Souza
legend de Ribamar Machado Gomes
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