UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Rivas vs Rubio

1,692

CageRank

WINNER
Rubio

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
58% chance Rubio
WILL WIN

1,747

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rodolfo Rubio
Much better submission offense 8.5 vs 7.6 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly better submission defense 8.7 vs 7.9 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly stronger jaw 8.5 vs 7.9 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 7.9 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Diego Rivas
Significantly heavier hands 7.1 vs 6.6 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 175 cm vs 165 cm More than 5% taller
Younger 26 years vs 31 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Rubio on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rivas’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rodolfo
Rubio
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rubio is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Rubio has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Rubio is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Rivas on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rubio’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Diego
Rivas
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rivas is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Rivas is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Rivas has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Rubio 6.6
fighter Rivas 7.1
Great knockouts by Rivas
Round 2 Feb 06, 2016 vs Lahat
Round 2 Dec 10, 2011 vs Lagos

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Rubio 8.5
fighter Rivas 7.6
Great submissions by Rubio
Round 2 Jul 21, 2012 vs Morales
Round 1 Nov 27, 2011 vs Diaz
Round 1 Feb 26, 2009 vs Aguilar

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Rubio 7.6
fighter Rivas 7.6
Fast finishes by Rubio
522 seconds Jul 21, 2012 vs Morales
172 seconds Nov 27, 2011 vs Diaz
106 seconds Feb 26, 2009 vs Aguilar
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 8, 2014UFC Fight Night 56
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Rubio
legend Rivas
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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