UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - dos Anjos vs Etim

2,132

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
dos Anjos

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
85% chance dos Anjos
WILL WIN

1,830

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rafael dos Anjos
Much stronger takedown offense 8.8 vs 7.4 Around 20% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Significantly better takedown defense 9.0 vs 8.2 Around 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Harder to hit 9.0 vs 8.8 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Heavier hands 7.0 vs 6.6 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Better striker 8.5 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Better submission defense 9.2 vs 8.6 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 9.1 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Terry Etim
Much taller 185 cm vs 175 cm More than 5% taller
Better submission offense 8.2 vs 7.7 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.9 Almost the same
dos Anjos on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Etim’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rafael
dos Anjos
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? dos Anjos Etim
Significant Strikes62
dos Anjos's average striking offense is matched by Etim's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
dos Anjos's good takedown offense may be a factor against Etim's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
dos Anjos is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
dos Anjos is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
dos Anjos has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Etim on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against dos Anjos’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Terry
Etim
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Etim dos Anjos
Significant Strikes46
Etim's average striking offense won't be a factor against dos Anjos's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Etim's poor takedown offense won't be a factor against dos Anjos's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Poor
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Etim is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Etim has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Etim is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter dos Anjos 8.5
fighter Etim 8.3
Great striking by dos Anjos
39 strikes Aug 28, 2013 vs Cerrone
66 strikes May 18, 2013 vs Dunham
54 strikes Nov 17, 2012 vs Bocek

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter dos Anjos 8.8
fighter Etim 7.4
Great takedowns by dos Anjos
2 takedowns Aug 28, 2013 vs Cerrone
4 takedowns Nov 17, 2012 vs Bocek
2 takedowns Apr 10, 2010 vs Etim

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter dos Anjos 7.1
fighter Etim 6.6
Great knockouts by dos Anjos
Round 1 Dec 19, 2015 vs Cerrone
Round 1 Jul 02, 2011 vs Sotiropoulos
Round 2 Apr 16, 2005 vs Arinelli

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter dos Anjos 7.7
fighter Etim 8.2
Great submissions by Etim
Round 2 Nov 14, 2009 vs Gugerty
Round 2 Jun 13, 2009 vs Buchholz
Round 1 Apr 21, 2007 vs Grice

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter dos Anjos 8.0
fighter Etim 8.1
Fast finishes by Etim
384 seconds Nov 14, 2009 vs Gugerty
310 seconds Feb 21, 2009 vs Cobb
278 seconds Apr 21, 2007 vs Grice
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 10, 2010UFC 112
team
VS
team
R2 SUBX
XR1 SUB
1,8781,960
1,9401,899
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend dos Anjos
legend Etim
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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