UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Maia vs Gaff

1,737

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Maia

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
61% chance Maia
WILL WIN

1,662

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jennifer Maia
Much better submission offense 7.8 vs 6.9 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 8.0 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.2 vs 8.0 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Sheila Gaff
Much heavier hands 7.6 vs 6.6 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.2 vs 7.5 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 8.5 vs 8.1 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Taller 165 cm vs 163 cm Almost the same
Maia on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Gaff’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jennifer
Maia
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Maia is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Maia is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Maia is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Gaff on the attack Our prediction about how she’ll perform against Maia’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Sheila
Gaff
If she wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Gaff is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Gaff is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Gaff is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Maia 6.6
fighter Gaff 7.6
Great knockouts by Gaff
Round 1 Mar 16, 2012 vs Maia
Round 1 Apr 24, 2011 vs Daly
Round 1 Feb 26, 2011 vs Sillen

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Maia 7.8
fighter Gaff 6.9
Great submissions by Maia
Round 2 Jan 29, 2012 vs Porfirio Aguiar
Round 1 Aug 07, 2010 vs Haas
Round 1 Mar 13, 2010 vs Silva

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Maia 7.5
fighter Gaff 8.2
Fast finishes by Gaff
10 seconds Mar 16, 2012 vs Maia
94 seconds Apr 24, 2011 vs Daly
8 seconds Feb 26, 2011 vs Sillen
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 16, 2012CWFC - Fight Night 4
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
XR2 SUB
1,6511,705
1,6091,748
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Maia
legend Gaff
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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