UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Meek vs Puolakka

1,792

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Meek

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
62% chance Meek
WILL WIN

1,710

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Emil Meek
Much heavier hands 8.8 vs 6.5 Around 35% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.5 vs 7.4 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better submission defense 8.4 vs 7.6 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Younger 30 years vs 33 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Kai Puolakka
Much better submission offense 7.7 vs 6.4 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger jaw 8.6 vs 8.0 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.6 vs 8.3 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Slightly taller 183 cm vs 180 cm Almost the same
Meek on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Puolakka’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Emil
Meek
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Meek has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Meek is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Meek is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Puolakka on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Meek’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Kai
Puolakka
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Puolakka is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Puolakka has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Puolakka is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Meek 8.8
fighter Puolakka 6.5
Great knockouts by Meek
Round 2 Nov 23, 2013 vs Franklin
Round 1 Mar 02, 2013 vs Vitalis Hansen
Round 1 Mar 12, 2011 vs Frekman

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Meek 6.4
fighter Puolakka 7.7
Great submissions by Puolakka
Round 2 Sep 21, 2013 vs Mestre
Round 2 Feb 02, 2013 vs Fomenko
Round 1 Nov 05, 2011 vs Kono

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Meek 8.5
fighter Puolakka 7.4
Fast finishes by Meek
400 seconds Nov 23, 2013 vs Franklin
60 seconds Mar 02, 2013 vs Vitalis Hansen
25 seconds Mar 12, 2011 vs Frekman
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
October 23, 2015Cage - Cage 32
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Meek
legend Puolakka
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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