UFC 143 RESULTS
Nick Diaz vs. Carlos Condit: Diaz – Incorrect
Roy Nelson vs. Fabricio Werdum: Werdum – Correct
Josh Koscheck vs. Mike Pierce: Koscheck – Correct
Renan Barao vs. Scott Jorgensen: Barao – Correct
Ed Herman vs. Clifford Starks: Herman – Correct
Dustin Poirier vs. Max Holloway: Poirier – Correct
Alex Caceres vs. Edwin Figueroa: Figueroa – Correct
Matt Brown vs. Chris Cope: Brown – Correct
Rafael Natal vs. Michael Kuiper: Natal – Correct
Dan Stittgen vs. Stephen Thompson: Thompson – Correct
Thus far, the model has accurately predicted 18 out of 23 fight outcomes, for an overall year to date accuracy of 78%.
Editor’s Note: This is the fifth in a series of fight predictions by guest columnist Jason Noriega. Jason works as an analyst at a U.S. National Laboratory. He has a keen interest in predictive modeling, and lectures around the United States. Jason also participates in predictive modeling competitions and has placed in the top 10% in a number of them using various machine learning algorithms.
The predictive model developed by Jason Noriega for Jason’s Picks is the copyrighted intellectual property of Jason Noriega, Nery Castillo-McIntyre, and Artes Marciales Mixtas en Español.