UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Cannonier vs Lopez

1,840

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Cannonier

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
59% chance Cannonier
WILL WIN

1,780

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jared Cannonier
Significantly fast finishes 8.5 vs 7.9 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly younger 34 years vs 44 years Around 25% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Heavier hands 8.1 vs 7.8 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Advantages for Tony Lopez
Much stronger jaw 10.0 vs 8.3 More than 20% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 8.4 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
A lot taller 196 cm vs 183 cm More than 5% taller
Heavier 242 lbs vs 205 lbs Around 20% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Better submission defense 8.6 vs 8.2 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better submission offense 7.6 vs 7.4 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Cannonier on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lopez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jared
Cannonier
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Cannonier has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Cannonier is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Cannonier has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Lopez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Cannonier’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tony
Lopez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Lopez has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Lopez has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Lopez 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 Cannonier 8.1
fighter Lopez 7.8
Great knockouts by Cannonier
Round 1 Feb 13, 2013 vs Ofiu
Round 1 May 18, 2011 vs Aynes
Round 2 Mar 23, 2011 vs Taylor

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Cannonier 7.4
fighter Lopez 7.7
Great submissions by Lopez
Round 3 Dec 24, 2011 vs Abdurakhimov
Round 1 Oct 28, 2011 vs Zabolotny
Round 1 Feb 16, 2011 vs Ryan

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Cannonier 8.5
fighter Lopez 7.9
Fast finishes by Cannonier
422 seconds Apr 30, 2013 vs Waalkes
176 seconds Feb 13, 2013 vs Ofiu
46 seconds Oct 12, 2011 vs Coomes
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
January 22, 2014AFC 104
team
VS
team
R5 DECX
DECX
1,7901,787
1,8401,737
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Cannonier
legend Lopez
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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