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

1,722

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Usman

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
81% chance Usman
WILL WIN

1,466

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Kamaru Usman
Much heavier hands 8.8 vs 6.6 More than 30% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.0 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much stronger jaw 7.8 vs 6.8 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 7.9 vs 6.8 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Younger 31 years vs 38 years Around 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Steven Rodriguez
Better submission offense 7.1 vs 6.8 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Usman on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rodriguez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Kamaru
Usman
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Usman has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Below average
Jaw
Submission
Usman is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Usman 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 Usman’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Steven
Rodriguez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rodriguez is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Rodriguez has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Rodriguez has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Usman 8.8
fighter Rodriguez 6.6
Great knockouts by Usman
Round 1 Jan 31, 2014 vs Rodriguez
Round 1 Dec 14, 2013 vs Abdullah
Round 2 Nov 30, 2012 vs Glover

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Usman 6.8
fighter Rodriguez 7.1
Great submissions by Rodriguez
Round 1 Nov 15, 2013 vs Christopherson

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Usman 7.8
fighter Rodriguez 7.0
Fast finishes by Usman
91 seconds Jan 31, 2014 vs Rodriguez
229 seconds Dec 14, 2013 vs Abdullah
590 seconds Nov 30, 2012 vs Glover
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
January 31, 2014LFC 27
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
XR2 SUB
1,5381,544
1,5891,493
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Usman
legend Rodriguez
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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