UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Main vs Rivera

1,709

CageRank

WINNER
Rivera

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
87% chance Rivera
WILL WIN

2,033

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jimmie Rivera
Better submission defense 8.9 vs 8.3 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.9 vs 8.5 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.7 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Andy Main
Fast finishes 7.9 vs 6.7 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission offense 7.8 vs 6.8 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much taller 180 cm vs 163 cm More than 10% taller
Heavier hands 6.7 vs 6.5 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Heavier 144 lbs vs 134 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Rivera on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Main’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jimmie
Rivera
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rivera is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Rivera is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Rivera has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Main on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rivera’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Andy
Main
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Main is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Main is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Main 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 Rivera 6.5
fighter Main 6.7
Great knockouts by Main
Round 2 Nov 02, 2014 vs Tamura
Round 1 Apr 17, 2009 vs Lee

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Rivera 6.9
fighter Main 7.8
Great submissions by Main
Round 1 Feb 02, 2013 vs Bynum
Round 2 Jan 14, 2011 vs Reardanz
Round 2 Nov 20, 2009 vs Rodriguez

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Rivera 6.7
fighter Main 7.9
Fast finishes by Main
135 seconds Feb 02, 2013 vs Bynum
580 seconds Jan 14, 2011 vs Reardanz
365 seconds Nov 20, 2009 vs Rodriguez
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR3 SUB
XR2 KO
1,5001,500
1,4501,550
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Rivera
legend Main
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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