Crunching Numbers: MMA Gets Its Own Simulation Engine

Can MMA statistics help us predict what will happen in important fights? Maybe. If they can’t outright predict a single outcome, they can at least give us a sense of how the fight is likely to play out or maybe even look. That’s the premise behind FightMetric’s latest innovation: the MATch Up Analysis, or MATUA simulation engine, which according to FightMetric is not a true prognostication tool but produces a statistical view of upcoming fights that may see things that our eyes do not. The MATU…

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