UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Barroso vs Paulo de Souza

1,853

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Barroso

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
79% chance Barroso
WILL WIN

1,620

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Francimar Barroso
Fast finishes 8.2 vs 6.7 Around 25% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission offense 7.5 vs 6.1 Around 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much heavier hands 7.8 vs 6.6 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better submission defense 8.8 vs 7.9 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 8.1 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Heavier 205 lbs vs 184 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Stronger jaw 8.4 vs 8.2 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Joao Paulo de Souza
From what we can tell, Francimar Barroso dominates Joao Paulo de Souza in every way.
Barroso on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Paulo de Souza’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Francimar
Barroso
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Barroso has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Barroso is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Barroso is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Paulo de Souza on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Barroso’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Joao
Paulo de Souza
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Paulo de Souza is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Paulo de Souza is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Paulo de Souza has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Barroso 7.8
fighter Paulo de Souza 6.6
Great knockouts by Barroso
Round 1 Nov 23, 2012 vs Souza
Round 1 Sep 10, 2009 vs Henrique Garcia Rodrigues
Round 1 Feb 15, 2009 vs Paulo de Souza

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Barroso 7.5
fighter Paulo de Souza 6.1
Great submissions by Barroso
Round 2 Apr 12, 2013 vs Melo da Silva
Round 3 Jul 24, 2010 vs Quintana
Round 1 Jun 14, 2008 vs Silverio Balby de Araujo

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Barroso 8.2
fighter Paulo de Souza 6.7
Fast finishes by Barroso
596 seconds Apr 12, 2013 vs Melo da Silva
288 seconds Mar 28, 2009 vs Oliver
52 seconds Jun 14, 2008 vs Silverio Balby de Araujo
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
February 15, 2009CC - Coari Combat 3
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R2 SUBX
1,5841,566
1,6321,519
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Barroso
legend Paulo de Souza
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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