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

1,459

CageRank

WINNER
Evans

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
99% chance Evans
WILL WIN

2,222

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rashad Evans
Puts up a fight 9.7 vs 6.7 Around 45% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission defense 9.3 vs 6.7 More than 35% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Much stronger jaw 9.4 vs 7.3 Around 30% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much heavier hands 8.6 vs 7.3 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.2 vs 7.3 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Advantages for Kris Calmese
Significantly better submission offense 7.3 vs 6.8 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Evans on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Calmese’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rashad
Evans
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Evans has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Evans has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Below average
Resistance
Decision
Evans has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Calmese on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Evans’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Kris
Calmese
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Calmese is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Calmese is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Calmese 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 Calmese 7.3
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

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Evans 8.2
fighter Calmese 7.3
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
team
VS
team
XR0 SUB
XR2 KO
1,5001,563
1,4591,604
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Evans
legend Calmese
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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