UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Ward vs Pacheco

1,882

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Ward

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
78% chance Ward
WILL WIN

1,665

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Brennan Ward
Much heavier hands 8.3 vs 6.6 Around 25% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.4 vs 7.4 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Stronger jaw 8.8 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Younger 30 years vs 33 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Joe Pacheco
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Slightly better submission offense 7.6 vs 7.5 Almost the same
Ward on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Pacheco’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Brennan
Ward
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ward has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Ward has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Ward is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Pacheco on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ward’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Joe
Pacheco
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Pacheco is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Pacheco has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Pacheco 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 Ward 8.3
fighter Pacheco 6.7
Great knockouts by Ward
Round 2 Nov 08, 2013 vs Parlo
Round 2 Sep 07, 2013 vs Torrey
Round 1 Nov 16, 2012 vs McCoy

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Ward 7.5
fighter Pacheco 7.6
Great submissions by Pacheco
Round 1 Mar 21, 2013 vs Pierre
Round 2 Nov 02, 2012 vs Heflin
Round 1 Jul 28, 2012 vs Rowse

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Ward 8.4
fighter Pacheco 7.4
Fast finishes by Ward
399 seconds Nov 08, 2013 vs Parlo
461 seconds Oct 04, 2013 vs Pacheco
508 seconds Sep 07, 2013 vs Torrey
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
October 4, 2013Bellator 102
team
VS
team
R2 SUBX
R2 KOX
1,7801,757
1,8261,710
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Ward
legend Pacheco
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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