UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Diego Ferreira vs Poirier

1,967

CageRank

WINNER
Poirier

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
62% chance Poirier
WILL WIN

2,052

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Dustin Poirier
Much heavier hands 8.1 vs 6.5 More than 25% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.2 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 8.7 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 9.3 vs 8.7 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Younger 28 years vs 32 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taller 175 cm vs 173 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Carlos Diego Ferreira
Significantly better submission offense 8.7 vs 7.9 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Poirier on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Diego Ferreira’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dustin
Poirier
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Poirier has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Poirier is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Poirier is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Diego Ferreira on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Poirier’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Carlos
Diego Ferreira
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Diego Ferreira is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Diego Ferreira has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Diego Ferreira is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Poirier 8.1
fighter Diego Ferreira 6.5
Great knockouts by Poirier
Round 1 Dec 28, 2013 vs Brandao
Round 1 Nov 11, 2010 vs Micklewright
Round 1 Jun 18, 2010 vs Gauthier

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Poirier 7.9
fighter Diego Ferreira 8.7
Great submissions by Diego Ferreira
Round 2 Feb 22, 2013 vs Salinas
Round 1 May 04, 2012 vs Munoz
Round 2 Nov 26, 2011 vs Roberts

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Poirier 8.7
fighter Diego Ferreira 8.3
Fast finishes by Poirier
294 seconds Dec 28, 2013 vs Brandao
255 seconds Dec 15, 2012 vs Brookins
534 seconds Jun 26, 2009 vs Jolly
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 4, 2015UFC Fight Night 63
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Poirier
legend Diego Ferreira
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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