UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Perez vs Rubio

1,778

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Perez

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
54% chance Perez
WILL WIN

1,747

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Alejandro Perez
Much heavier hands 7.5 vs 6.6 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.0 vs 7.6 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 8.6 vs 8.3 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Taller 168 cm vs 165 cm Almost the same
Slightly younger 28 years vs 30 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Rodolfo Rubio
Much better submission offense 8.5 vs 7.1 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better submission defense 8.7 vs 8.4 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Stronger jaw 8.5 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier 144 lbs vs 134 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Perez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rubio’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Alejandro
Perez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Perez is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Perez is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Perez is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Rubio on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Perez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rodolfo
Rubio
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rubio is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Rubio has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Rubio is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Perez 7.5
fighter Rubio 6.6
Great knockouts by Perez
Round 1 May 29, 2013 vs Medina
Round 2 Jul 11, 2009 vs Rubio
Round 1 Nov 01, 2007 vs Pineda

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Perez 7.2
fighter Rubio 8.5
Great submissions by Rubio
Round 2 Jul 21, 2012 vs Morales
Round 1 Nov 27, 2011 vs Diaz
Round 1 Feb 26, 2009 vs Aguilar

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Perez 8.0
fighter Rubio 7.6
Fast finishes by Perez
375 seconds Oct 12, 2013 vs da Silva
109 seconds May 29, 2013 vs Medina
351 seconds Jul 11, 2009 vs Rubio
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R2 KOX
R2 SUBX
1,6441,602
1,6881,558
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Perez
legend Rubio
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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