UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Martins vs Whiteford

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WINNER

WINNER
Martins

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
64% chance Martins
WILL WIN

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Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Lucas Martins
Much heavier hands 8.9 vs 7.7 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better striker 8.7 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
A lot taller 183 cm vs 175 cm Around 5% taller
Significantly fast finishes 8.4 vs 7.8 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better submission offense 7.1 vs 6.4 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Younger 29 years vs 35 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better takedown defense 8.3 vs 7.9 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Slightly stronger jaw 8.5 vs 8.3 Almost the same
Advantages for Robert Whiteford
Much longer winning streak 10 fights vs 5 fights 2x longer winning streak; has momentum coming into a fight
Significantly harder to hit 8.7 vs 8.2 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Stronger takedown offense 8.4 vs 7.9 More than 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Martins on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Whiteford’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Lucas
Martins
In 10:40, how much damage will he do? Martins Whiteford
Significant Strikes52
Martins's good striking offense may be a factor against Whiteford's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 96 Significant Strikes in 10:40
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Martins's below average takedown offense won't be a factor against Whiteford's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:40
Below average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Martins has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Martins is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Martins is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Whiteford on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Martins’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Robert
Whiteford
In 10:40, how much damage will he do? Whiteford Martins
Significant Strikes54
Whiteford's average striking offense may be a factor against Martins's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 96 Significant Strikes in 10:40
Average
Striking
vs
Below average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Whiteford's average takedown offense is matched by Martins's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 10:40
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Whiteford is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Whiteford is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Whiteford has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Martins 8.7
fighter Whiteford 8.3
Great striking by Martins
10 strikes Sep 04, 2013 vs Hernandez
39 strikes May 18, 2013 vs Larsen

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Martins 8.9
fighter Whiteford 7.7
Great knockouts by Martins
Round 3 May 18, 2013 vs Larsen
Round 2 Dec 13, 2012 vs Vieira Tenorio
Round 1 Oct 25, 2012 vs Pinheiro dos Santos Neto

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Martins 7.1
fighter Whiteford 6.4
Great submissions by Martins
Round 1 Sep 04, 2013 vs Hernandez
Round 1 Dec 08, 2012 vs Sampaio
Round 1 Sep 11, 2011 vs Hermogenes

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Martins 8.4
fighter Whiteford 7.8
Fast finishes by Martins
70 seconds Sep 04, 2013 vs Hernandez
613 seconds May 18, 2013 vs Larsen
483 seconds Dec 13, 2012 vs Vieira Tenorio
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 10, 2016UFC Fight Night 86
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Martins
legend Whiteford
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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