UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Enz vs Santos

1,749

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Enz

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
60% chance Enz
WILL WIN

1,679

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Andy Enz
Much better submission offense 8.2 vs 6.5 More than 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly better striker 8.5 vs 8.1 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Puts up a fight 8.5 vs 7.9 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Younger 27 years vs 34 years More than 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.8 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Stronger jaw 8.5 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission defense 8.1 vs 7.9 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Slightly taller 191 cm vs 188 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Thiago Santos
Much heavier hands 7.8 vs 6.7 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Better takedown defense 8.2 vs 7.9 Around 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Enz on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Santos’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Andy
Enz
In 8:47, how much damage will he do? Enz Santos
Significant Strikes43
Enz's average striking offense is matched by Santos's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 79 Significant Strikes in 8:47
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Enz's average takedown offense is matched by Santos's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 8:47
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Enz is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Enz has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Enz is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Santos on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Enz’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Thiago
Santos
In 8:47, how much damage will he do? Santos Enz
Significant Strikes36
Santos's average striking offense is matched by Enz's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 79 Significant Strikes in 8:47
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Santos's average takedown offense is matched by Enz's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 8:47
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Santos is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Santos is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Santos is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Enz 6.7
fighter Santos 7.8
Great knockouts by Santos
Round 1 Jul 27, 2012 vs Figueira da Silva
Round 1 Aug 13, 2011 vs Braga
Round 2 Apr 16, 2011 vs Barreiro

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Enz 8.2
fighter Santos 6.5
Great submissions by Enz
Round 1 Sep 18, 2013 vs Fannon
Round 1 Apr 10, 2013 vs Cuff
Round 1 Mar 12, 2013 vs Ide

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Enz 8.1
fighter Santos 7.8
Fast finishes by Enz
58 seconds Sep 18, 2013 vs Fannon
73 seconds Apr 10, 2013 vs Cuff
40 seconds Mar 12, 2013 vs Ide
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
January 31, 2015UFC 183
team
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team
XR1 KO
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Enz
legend Santos
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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