UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Prazeres vs Cummings

2,009

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Prazeres

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
64% chance Prazeres
WILL WIN

1,907

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Michel Prazeres
Stronger takedown offense 8.9 vs 8.6 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Better submission defense 8.9 vs 8.5 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better striker 8.2 vs 8.1 Almost the same
Advantages for Zak Cummings
Much longer reach 191 cm vs 171 cm More than 10% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Much taller 183 cm vs 168 cm Around 10% taller
Significantly fast finishes 8.4 vs 7.5 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly heavier hands 7.1 vs 6.2 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission offense 8.2 vs 7.5 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Younger 34 years vs 37 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better takedown defense 8.2 vs 8.0 Almost the same
Harder to hit 8.5 vs 8.4 Almost the same
Prazeres on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Cummings’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Michel
Prazeres
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Prazeres Cummings
Significant Strikes62
Prazeres's average striking offense is matched by Cummings's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Prazeres's good takedown offense may be a factor against Cummings's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Prazeres is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Prazeres is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Prazeres has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Cummings on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Prazeres’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Zak
Cummings
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Cummings Prazeres
Significant Strikes62
Cummings's average striking offense is matched by Prazeres's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Cummings's average takedown offense is matched by Prazeres's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Cummings is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Cummings has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Cummings is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Prazeres 8.2
fighter Cummings 8.1
Great striking by Prazeres
19 strikes Sep 21, 2013 vs Ronson

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Prazeres 8.9
fighter Cummings 8.6
Great takedowns by Prazeres
7 takedowns Sep 21, 2013 vs Ronson

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Prazeres 6.2
fighter Cummings 7.1
Great knockouts by Cummings
Round 1 May 09, 2009 vs Brown
Round 2 Sep 13, 2008 vs Pla
Round 1 Aug 31, 2007 vs George

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Prazeres 7.5
fighter Cummings 8.2
Great submissions by Cummings
Round 1 Aug 28, 2013 vs Alloway
Round 1 Aug 26, 2010 vs Bears
Round 2 Apr 25, 2008 vs Moreno

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Prazeres 7.5
fighter Cummings 8.4
Fast finishes by Cummings
259 seconds Aug 28, 2013 vs Alloway
87 seconds Aug 26, 2010 vs Bears
439 seconds Apr 25, 2008 vs Moreno
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Prazeres
legend Cummings
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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