UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - St. Pierre vs St. Preux

2,455

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
St. Pierre

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
90% chance St. Pierre
WILL WIN

2,076

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Georges St. Pierre
Much stronger takedown offense 10.0 vs 8.0 Around 25% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Much harder to hit 9.7 vs 8.6 Around 15% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Much better takedown defense 10.0 vs 8.7 Around 15% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly better striker 9.3 vs 8.7 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly better submission defense 9.5 vs 8.8 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.7 vs 9.4 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Slightly stronger jaw 9.4 vs 9.3 Almost the same
Advantages for Ovince St. Preux
Fast finishes 9.0 vs 8.3 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
A lot taller 191 cm vs 178 cm More than 5% taller
Heavier 205 lbs vs 169 lbs More than 20% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Better submission offense 7.9 vs 7.6 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Slightly younger 33 years vs 35 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
St. Pierre on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against St. Preux’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Georges
St. Pierre
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? St. Pierre St. Preux
Significant Strikes94
St. Pierre's excellent striking offense will dominate St. Preux's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns5
St. Pierre's excellent takedown offense will dominate St. Preux's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Excellent
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
St. Pierre has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
St. Pierre is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
St. Pierre has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
St. Preux on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against St. Pierre’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ovince
St. Preux
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? St. Preux St. Pierre
Significant Strikes39
St. Preux's good striking offense won't be a factor against St. Pierre's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
St. Preux's average takedown offense won't be a factor against St. Pierre's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
St. Preux has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
St. Preux is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
St. Preux 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 St. Pierre 9.3
fighter St. Preux 8.7
Great striking by St. Pierre
101 strikes Nov 16, 2013 vs Hendricks
85 strikes Apr 30, 2011 vs Shields
45 strikes Nov 18, 2006 vs Hughes

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter St. Pierre 10.0
fighter St. Preux 8.0
Great takedowns by St. Pierre
3 takedowns Nov 16, 2013 vs Hendricks
7 takedowns Nov 17, 2012 vs Condit
2 takedowns Apr 30, 2011 vs Shields

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter St. Pierre 8.2
fighter St. Preux 8.1
Great knockouts by St. Pierre
Round 4 Jan 31, 2009 vs Penn
Round 2 Nov 18, 2006 vs Hughes
Round 2 Nov 19, 2005 vs Sherk

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter St. Pierre 7.6
fighter St. Preux 7.9
Great submissions by St. Preux
Round 1 Jul 22, 2011 vs Cason
Round 1 Apr 25, 2009 vs Mobley
Round 1 May 17, 2008 vs Cormier

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter St. Pierre 8.3
fighter St. Preux 9.0
Fast finishes by St. Preux
127 seconds Aug 17, 2013 vs Donovan
72 seconds Jul 22, 2011 vs Cason
8 seconds Jul 24, 2010 vs Day
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend St. Pierre
legend St. Preux
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