UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Braga vs Santos

1,531

CageRank

WINNER
Santos

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
70% chance Santos
WILL WIN

1,679

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Thiago Santos
Much heavier hands 7.8 vs 6.8 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Much stronger jaw 8.3 vs 7.1 More than 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.3 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 7.9 vs 7.3 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 7.9 vs 7.7 Almost the same
Advantages for Rafael Braga
Significantly better submission offense 7.0 vs 6.5 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Santos on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Braga’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Thiago
Santos
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Santos has a chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Santos is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Santos is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Braga on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Santos’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rafael
Braga
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Braga is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Braga is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Braga is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Santos 7.8
fighter Braga 6.8
Great knockouts by Santos
Round 1 Jul 27, 2012 vs Figueira da Silva
Round 1 Aug 13, 2011 vs Braga
Round 2 Apr 16, 2011 vs Barreiro

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Santos 6.5
fighter Braga 7.0
Great submissions by Braga
Round 1 Nov 04, 2006 vs Baby

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Santos 7.8
fighter Braga 7.3
Fast finishes by Santos
29 seconds Jun 27, 2015 vs Bosse
770 seconds Dec 17, 2011 vs Souza
413 seconds Apr 16, 2011 vs Barreiro
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
August 13, 2011EF - Explosion Fight
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
R2 SUBX
1,6371,604
1,5821,658
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Santos
legend Braga
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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