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CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Acerra vs Pacheco

1,586

CageRank

WINNER
Pacheco

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
61% chance Pacheco
WILL WIN

1,665

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Joe Pacheco
Significantly stronger jaw 8.4 vs 7.8 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.2 vs 7.5 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 7.7 vs 7.4 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Slightly better submission offense 7.6 vs 7.5 Almost the same
Advantages for Ferdinando Acerra
Significantly heavier hands 7.2 vs 6.6 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.4 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier 205 lbs vs 184 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Taller 180 cm vs 178 cm Almost the same
Pacheco on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Acerra’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
Acerra on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Pacheco’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ferdinando
Acerra
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Acerra is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Acerra has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Acerra 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 Acerra 7.2
Great knockouts by Acerra
Round 1 Nov 15, 2014 vs Sanchez
Round 1 Apr 05, 2014 vs McNeil
Round 1 Feb 02, 2013 vs Barre

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Pacheco 7.6
fighter Acerra 7.5
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 Acerra 7.8
Fast finishes by Acerra
93 seconds Feb 02, 2013 vs Barre
112 seconds Oct 12, 2012 vs Walters
386 seconds Mar 30, 2012 vs Pacheco
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 30, 2012FLP - Fight Lab 22
team
VS
team
R2 SUBX
XR2 SUB
1,4531,548
1,5161,485
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Pacheco
legend Acerra
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