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

1,680

CageRank

WINNER
dos Anjos

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
93% chance dos Anjos
WILL WIN

2,132

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rafael dos Anjos
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 7.8 Around 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much stronger jaw 9.0 vs 7.7 Around 20% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly better submission defense 9.2 vs 7.8 Around 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.5 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier hands 7.0 vs 6.7 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Advantages for Colby Covington
Taller 180 cm vs 175 cm Around 5% taller
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 Covington’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rafael
dos Anjos
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
dos Anjos has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
dos Anjos has a chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
dos Anjos has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Covington on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against dos Anjos’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Colby
Covington
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Covington is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Covington is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Covington 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 dos Anjos 7.1
fighter Covington 6.7
Great knockouts by dos Anjos
Round 1 Dec 19, 2015 vs Cerrone
Round 1 Jul 02, 2011 vs Sotiropoulos
Round 2 Apr 16, 2005 vs Arinelli

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter dos Anjos 7.7
fighter Covington 7.8
Great submissions by Covington
Round 2 Apr 27, 2012 vs Hayes
Round 1 Feb 11, 2012 vs Ensley
Round 1 Aug 26, 2006 vs Rocha

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter dos Anjos 8.0
fighter Covington 7.5
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
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
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June 9, 2018UFC 225
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend dos Anjos
legend Covington
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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