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CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Hayes vs Pacheco

1,412

CageRank

WINNER
Pacheco

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
81% chance Pacheco
WILL WIN

1,665

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Joe Pacheco
Much better submission offense 7.6 vs 6.5 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 7.4 vs 6.7 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly stronger jaw 8.4 vs 7.5 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.2 vs 7.2 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 7.7 vs 7.3 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Darnell Hayes
Taller 183 cm vs 178 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier 202 lbs vs 184 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Heavier hands 6.8 vs 6.6 Almost the same
Pacheco on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hayes’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Joe
Pacheco
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Pacheco is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Pacheco has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Pacheco has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Hayes on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Pacheco’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Darnell
Hayes
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hayes is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Hayes is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Hayes is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Pacheco 6.7
fighter Hayes 6.8
Great knockouts by Hayes
Round 1 Aug 17, 2013 vs Russo

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Pacheco 7.6
fighter Hayes 6.5
Great submissions by Pacheco
Round 1 Mar 21, 2013 vs Pierre
Round 2 Nov 02, 2012 vs Heflin
Round 1 Jul 28, 2012 vs Rowse

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Pacheco 7.4
fighter Hayes 6.7
Fast finishes by Pacheco
114 seconds Mar 21, 2013 vs Pierre
542 seconds Feb 14, 2013 vs Bolt
237 seconds Jul 28, 2012 vs Rowse
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR2 KO
1,3791,545
1,3511,573
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Pacheco
legend Hayes
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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