UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Hester vs Miranda

1,943

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Hester

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
85% chance Hester
WILL WIN

1,645

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Clint Hester
Significantly heavier hands 8.5 vs 7.9 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 32 years vs 39 years Around 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission defense 8.5 vs 8.1 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 8.4 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Heavier 205 lbs vs 184 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Slightly taller 188 cm vs 185 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Vitor Miranda
Fast finishes 8.0 vs 7.7 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission offense 6.8 vs 6.7 Almost the same
Hester on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Miranda’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Clint
Hester
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hester has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Hester is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Hester has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Miranda on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hester’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Vitor
Miranda
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Miranda is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Miranda is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Miranda is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Hester 8.5
fighter Miranda 8.0
Great knockouts by Hester
Round 2 Dec 07, 2013 vs Andrews
Round 3 Apr 13, 2013 vs Marunde
Round 2 May 30, 2009 vs Jones

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Hester 6.7
fighter Miranda 6.8
Great submissions by Miranda
Round 1 Nov 22, 2012 vs Rodrigues
Round 1 Mar 31, 2012 vs Cruz

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Hester 7.7
fighter Miranda 8.0
Fast finishes by Miranda
38 seconds Aug 10, 2013 vs Paulo Pereira
15 seconds Mar 28, 2009 vs Matos
345 seconds Aug 30, 2008 vs da Silva
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
August 1, 2015UFC 190
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XR2 KO
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Hester
legend Miranda
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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