UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Kunchenko vs Alves

1,752

CageRank

WINNER
Alves

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
85% chance Alves
WILL WIN

2,049

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Thiago Alves
Puts up a fight 9.5 vs 7.9 More than 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 9.2 vs 8.0 More than 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly better submission defense 8.7 vs 7.6 Around 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.7 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Taller 178 cm vs 173 cm Around 5% taller
Advantages for Alexey Kunchenko
Heavier hands 8.6 vs 8.0 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Alves on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kunchenko’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Thiago
Alves
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Alves has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Alves is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Alves has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Kunchenko on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Alves’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Alexey
Kunchenko
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Kunchenko has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Kunchenko is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Kunchenko is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Alves 8.0
fighter Kunchenko 8.6
Great knockouts by Kunchenko
Round 1 Oct 10, 2015 vs Ramos
Round 2 Jul 11, 2014 vs Salvador Nsue Ayiugono
Round 2 Aug 04, 2013 vs Ridasmaa

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Alves 6.9
fighter Kunchenko 7.0
Great submissions by Kunchenko
Round 2 May 11, 2013 vs Mamedov

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Alves 8.3
fighter Kunchenko 7.7
Fast finishes by Alves
362 seconds Jun 07, 2008 vs Hughes
334 seconds Apr 02, 2008 vs Parisyan
145 seconds Nov 19, 2005 vs Chalangov
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Alves
legend Kunchenko
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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