UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Anders vs Natal

1,694

CageRank

WINNER
Natal

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
77% chance Natal
WILL WIN

1,906

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rafael Natal
Much better submission defense 9.4 vs 7.9 Around 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly better submission offense 7.6 vs 7.0 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 7.9 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Eryk Anders
Much heavier hands 8.1 vs 6.8 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.2 vs 7.5 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Younger 31 years vs 35 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Slightly taller 185 cm vs 183 cm Almost the same
Natal on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Anders’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rafael
Natal
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Natal is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Natal has a chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Natal has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Anders on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Natal’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Eryk
Anders
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Anders has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Anders is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Anders is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Natal 6.8
fighter Anders 8.1
Great knockouts by Anders
Round 1 Feb 16, 2013 vs Rainey
Round 2 Apr 28, 2012 vs Vaughn
Round 1 Feb 24, 2012 vs Reeves

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Natal 7.6
fighter Anders 7.0
Great submissions by Natal
Round 3 Jan 26, 2013 vs Spencer
Round 2 Apr 17, 2009 vs Cruz
Round 1 Nov 28, 2008 vs Kirk

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Natal 7.5
fighter Anders 8.2
Fast finishes by Anders
43 seconds May 11, 2013 vs Senkbeil
180 seconds Feb 16, 2013 vs Rainey
378 seconds Apr 28, 2012 vs Vaughn
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
July 22, 2017UFC on Fox 25
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Natal
legend Anders
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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