UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Magny vs dos Anjos

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WINNER
dos Anjos

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
80% chance dos Anjos
WILL WIN

2,132

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WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rafael dos Anjos
Much better takedown defense 9.0 vs 7.8 More than 15% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.1 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better submission offense 7.7 vs 6.9 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly harder to hit 9.0 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 8.6 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 9.2 vs 8.3 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Stronger takedown offense 8.8 vs 8.5 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.7 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better striker 8.5 vs 8.4 Almost the same
Advantages for Neil Magny
Much taller 191 cm vs 175 cm Around 10% taller
Heavier hands 7.3 vs 7.0 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 30 years vs 33 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
dos Anjos on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Magny’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rafael
dos Anjos
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? dos Anjos Magny
Significant Strikes67
dos Anjos's average striking offense is matched by Magny's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns5
dos Anjos's good takedown offense may be a factor against Magny's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Below average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
dos Anjos is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
dos Anjos has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
dos Anjos has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Magny on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against dos Anjos’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Neil
Magny
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Magny dos Anjos
Significant Strikes49
Magny's average striking offense won't be a factor against dos Anjos's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Magny's average takedown offense won't be a factor against dos Anjos's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Magny is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Magny is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Magny has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter dos Anjos 8.5
fighter Magny 8.4
Great striking by dos Anjos
39 strikes Aug 28, 2013 vs Cerrone
66 strikes May 18, 2013 vs Dunham
54 strikes Nov 17, 2012 vs Bocek

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter dos Anjos 8.8
fighter Magny 8.5
Great takedowns by dos Anjos
2 takedowns Aug 28, 2013 vs Cerrone
4 takedowns Nov 17, 2012 vs Bocek
2 takedowns Apr 10, 2010 vs Etim

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter dos Anjos 7.1
fighter Magny 7.4
Great knockouts by Magny
Round 2 Jun 28, 2014 vs Goiana de Lima
Round 3 Nov 19, 2010 vs Terry
Round 2 Nov 06, 2010 vs Dunning

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter dos Anjos 7.7
fighter Magny 6.9
Great submissions by dos Anjos
Round 1 May 15, 2012 vs Shalorus
Round 2 Apr 10, 2010 vs Etim
Round 2 Aug 04, 2007 vs Cherman

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter dos Anjos 8.0
fighter Magny 7.1
Fast finishes by dos Anjos
100 seconds May 15, 2012 vs Shalorus
59 seconds Jul 02, 2011 vs Sotiropoulos
570 seconds Apr 10, 2010 vs Etim
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend dos Anjos
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