UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Lopez vs Rodriguez

1,708

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Lopez

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
61% chance Lopez
WILL WIN

1,633

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Dervin Lopez
Significantly younger 30 years vs 41 years More than 25% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Significantly fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.9 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Stronger jaw 8.0 vs 7.4 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.1 vs 7.5 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission offense 7.8 vs 7.6 Almost the same
Heavier hands 7.6 vs 7.4 Almost the same
Better submission defense 8.0 vs 7.8 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Slightly taller 188 cm vs 185 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Joe Rodriguez
Heavier 200 lbs vs 184 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Lopez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rodriguez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dervin
Lopez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Lopez has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Lopez has a chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Lopez is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Rodriguez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lopez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Joe
Rodriguez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rodriguez is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Rodriguez is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Rodriguez 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 Lopez 7.6
fighter Rodriguez 7.4
Great knockouts by Lopez
Round 1 Sep 11, 2013 vs Moscon Schlosser
Round 1 Jul 26, 2013 vs Cook
Round 1 Jul 27, 2012 vs Rideout

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Lopez 7.8
fighter Rodriguez 7.6
Great submissions by Lopez
Round 1 Feb 28, 2014 vs Bolden
Round 1 Nov 08, 2013 vs Spencer
Round 2 Feb 02, 2013 vs Wilcox

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Lopez 8.3
fighter Rodriguez 7.9
Fast finishes by Lopez
121 seconds Sep 11, 2013 vs Moscon Schlosser
411 seconds Feb 02, 2013 vs Wilcox
91 seconds Jul 27, 2012 vs Rideout
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
February 19, 2016RFA 35
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R1 KOX
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Lopez
legend Rodriguez
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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