UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Iglesias vs Vera

1,481

CageRank

WINNER
Vera

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
78% chance Vera
WILL WIN

1,699

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Marlon Vera
Much better submission offense 8.1 vs 7.0 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.2 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly stronger jaw 8.0 vs 7.1 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.1 vs 7.4 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Heavier hands 7.1 vs 6.8 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Heavier 144 lbs vs 134 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Joel Iglesias
Better submission defense 8.1 vs 7.8 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Vera on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Iglesias’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Marlon
Vera
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Vera has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Vera has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Vera is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Iglesias on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Vera’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Joel
Iglesias
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Iglesias is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Iglesias has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Iglesias is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Vera 7.1
fighter Iglesias 6.8
Great knockouts by Vera
Round 3 Mar 18, 2017 vs Pickett
Round 2 Jun 03, 2014 vs Briones
Round 1 Apr 24, 2013 vs Iglesias

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Vera 8.1
fighter Iglesias 7.1
Great submissions by Vera
Round 1 Oct 23, 2013 vs Owens
Round 2 Jan 18, 2013 vs Umana Munoz
Round 1 Feb 20, 2012 vs Guzman

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Vera 8.1
fighter Iglesias 7.2
Fast finishes by Vera
114 seconds Oct 23, 2013 vs Owens
244 seconds Apr 24, 2013 vs Iglesias
584 seconds Jan 18, 2013 vs Umana Munoz
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 24, 2013300 Sparta - MMA
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
XR2 SUB
1,5421,629
1,5051,667
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Vera
legend Iglesias
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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