UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Kelly vs Evans

1,781

CageRank

WINNER
Evans

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
93% chance Evans
WILL WIN

2,222

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rashad Evans
Much heavier hands 8.6 vs 7.6 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Much stronger jaw 9.4 vs 7.9 Around 20% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.7 vs 8.2 Around 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission defense 9.3 vs 8.0 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Heavier 205 lbs vs 184 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Fast finishes 8.2 vs 8.0 Almost the same
Slightly younger 37 years vs 39 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Daniel Kelly
Much better submission offense 8.0 vs 6.8 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Slightly taller 183 cm vs 180 cm Almost the same
Evans on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kelly’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rashad
Evans
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Evans has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Evans is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Evans has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Kelly on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Evans’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Daniel
Kelly
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Kelly is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Kelly has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Kelly 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 Evans 8.6
fighter Kelly 7.6
Great knockouts by Evans
Round 1 Nov 16, 2013 vs Sonnen
Round 3 Dec 27, 2008 vs Griffin
Round 2 Sep 06, 2008 vs Liddell

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Evans 6.8
fighter Kelly 8.0
Great submissions by Kelly
Round 2 May 17, 2014 vs Kelleher
Round 1 May 10, 2013 vs Birch
Round 1 Mar 16, 2013 vs Robinson

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Evans 8.2
fighter Kelly 8.1
Fast finishes by Evans
245 seconds Nov 16, 2013 vs Sonnen
766 seconds Dec 27, 2008 vs Griffin
411 seconds Sep 06, 2008 vs Liddell
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 4, 2017UFC 209
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Evans
legend Kelly
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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