UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Moreira vs Alves

1,538

CageRank

WINNER
Alves

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
85% chance Alves
WILL WIN

1,843

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Warlley Alves
Much better submission offense 8.5 vs 5.9 Around 45% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 8.2 vs 7.2 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly heavier 169 lbs vs 164 lbs Around 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
A lot taller 180 cm vs 173 cm Around 5% taller
Puts up a fight 8.4 vs 7.5 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 8.0 vs 7.1 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Younger 27 years vs 30 years 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Ederson Moreira
Significantly heavier hands 7.7 vs 7.0 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Alves on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Moreira’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Warlley
Alves
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Alves is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Alves has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Alves is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Moreira on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Alves’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ederson
Moreira
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Moreira has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Moreira is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Moreira 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 Alves 7.0
fighter Moreira 7.7
Great knockouts by Moreira
Round 1 Jul 13, 2013 vs Marcilio da Silva
Round 2 Oct 13, 2012 vs Pierre Dezembro de Paula
Round 1 Aug 04, 2012 vs Alarcao

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Alves 8.5
fighter Moreira 5.9
Great submissions by Alves
Round 1 Jun 01, 2013 vs Moreira
Round 2 Dec 13, 2012 vs Alberto Bazan Rojas
Round 1 Sep 18, 2010 vs Bastos

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Alves 8.2
fighter Moreira 7.2
Fast finishes by Alves
118 seconds Aug 24, 2013 vs Jackson
48 seconds Jun 01, 2013 vs Moreira
348 seconds Dec 13, 2012 vs Alberto Bazan Rojas
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR2 SUB
1,5671,729
1,5391,757
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Alves
legend Moreira
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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