UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Vettori vs Richards

1,580

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Vettori

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 1

prediction
80% chance Vettori
WILL WIN

1,336

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Marvin Vettori
Much better submission offense 8.1 vs 6.8 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 7.9 vs 6.3 Around 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much stronger jaw 8.1 vs 6.8 Around 20% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much better submission defense 8.0 vs 6.9 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly fast finishes 7.5 vs 6.9 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier 184 lbs vs 159 lbs More than 15% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Younger 25 years vs 29 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Tom Richards
Significantly heavier hands 6.9 vs 6.4 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 188 cm vs 183 cm Around 5% taller
Vettori on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Richards’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Marvin
Vettori
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Vettori is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Below average
Jaw
Submission
Vettori has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Vettori is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Richards on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Vettori’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tom
Richards
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Richards is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Richards is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Richards is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Vettori 8.1
fighter Richards 6.8
Great submissions by Vettori
Round 1 Dec 14, 2013 vs Ronchetti
Round 1 Nov 30, 2013 vs Robinson
Round 1 Aug 03, 2013 vs Richards

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Vettori 7.5
fighter Richards 6.9
Fast finishes by Vettori
247 seconds Dec 14, 2013 vs Ronchetti
210 seconds Nov 30, 2013 vs Robinson
91 seconds Aug 03, 2013 vs Richards
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
August 3, 2013UCMMA 35
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
XDEC
1,3771,450
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Vettori
legend Richards
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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