UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Matthews vs Lee

1,785

CageRank

WINNER
Lee

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
60% chance Lee
WILL WIN

1,856

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Kevin Lee
Significantly stronger jaw 8.5 vs 7.9 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.5 vs 8.1 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.6 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 8.3 vs 7.9 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better submission offense 8.1 vs 7.9 Almost the same
Advantages for Jake Matthews
Significantly heavier hands 7.3 vs 6.6 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Slightly younger 23 years vs 25 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Lee on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Matthews’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Kevin
Lee
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Lee is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Lee has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Lee has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Matthews on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lee’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jake
Matthews
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Matthews is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Matthews has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Matthews is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Lee 6.6
fighter Matthews 7.3
Great knockouts by Matthews
Round 1 Jun 22, 2013 vs Majic
Round 1 Dec 08, 2012 vs Zivkovic
Round 2 Sep 15, 2012 vs Fiamatai

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Lee 8.1
fighter Matthews 7.9
Great submissions by Lee
Round 1 Sep 13, 2013 vs Gervais
Round 3 Jul 19, 2013 vs Lile
Round 2 Apr 13, 2013 vs Prepolec

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Lee 7.9
fighter Matthews 7.6
Fast finishes by Lee
84 seconds Nov 16, 2013 vs Moon
46 seconds Sep 13, 2013 vs Gervais
689 seconds Jul 19, 2013 vs Lile
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
July 8, 2016TUF 23 Finale
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Lee
legend Matthews
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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