UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Gustafsson vs Oezdemir

2,153

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Gustafsson

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
91% chance Gustafsson
WILL WIN

1,758

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Alexander Gustafsson
Much better submission offense 7.3 vs 6.4 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much stronger jaw 9.7 vs 8.5 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.5 vs 8.4 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better submission defense 8.5 vs 7.8 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Fast finishes 8.9 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Taller 193 cm vs 185 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier hands 8.9 vs 8.8 Almost the same
Advantages for Volkan Oezdemir
Younger 28 years vs 31 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Gustafsson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Oezdemir’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Alexander
Gustafsson
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Gustafsson has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Gustafsson has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Gustafsson is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Oezdemir on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Gustafsson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Volkan
Oezdemir
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Oezdemir has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Oezdemir is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Oezdemir is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Gustafsson 9.0
fighter Oezdemir 8.8
Great knockouts by Gustafsson
Round 1 Dec 30, 2011 vs Matyushenko
Round 2 Aug 06, 2011 vs Hamill
Round 1 Nov 14, 2009 vs Hamman

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Gustafsson 7.3
fighter Oezdemir 6.4
Great submissions by Gustafsson
Round 1 Feb 27, 2011 vs Te-Huna
Round 2 Oct 16, 2010 vs Diabate
Round 2 Nov 17, 2007 vs Heikkola

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Gustafsson 8.9
fighter Oezdemir 8.5
Fast finishes by Gustafsson
133 seconds Dec 30, 2011 vs Matyushenko
521 seconds Aug 06, 2011 vs Hamill
461 seconds Oct 16, 2010 vs Diabate
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Gustafsson
legend Oezdemir
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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