UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Almeida vs Luque

1,477

CageRank

WINNER
Luque

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
81% chance Luque
WILL WIN

1,728

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Vicente Luque
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 7.3 Around 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 8.7 vs 7.6 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier hands 7.3 vs 6.7 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.5 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 7.8 vs 7.4 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Darlan Almeida
Slightly better submission offense 7.4 vs 7.3 Almost the same
Luque on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Almeida’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Vicente
Luque
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Luque has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Luque has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Luque has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Almeida on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Luque’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Darlan
Almeida
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Almeida is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Almeida has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Almeida 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 Luque 7.3
fighter Almeida 6.8
Great knockouts by Luque
Round 1 May 10, 2013 vs Lisboa
Round 1 Apr 28, 2012 vs Santos
Round 1 Jun 27, 2009 vs Playboy

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Luque 7.3
fighter Almeida 7.4
Great submissions by Almeida
Round 1 Jul 18, 2015 vs Araujo
Round 1 Sep 24, 2011 vs Andrade
Round 1 May 24, 2005 vs Pitbull

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Luque 7.9
fighter Almeida 7.5
Fast finishes by Luque
367 seconds Mar 09, 2013 vs Moura
205 seconds Nov 19, 2011 vs Almeida
172 seconds Jun 27, 2009 vs Playboy
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 19, 2011DF - Demo Fight 6
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
R1 SUBX
1,5291,517
1,4771,568
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Luque
legend Almeida
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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