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

2,455

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WINNER

WINNER
St. Pierre

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
95% chance St. Pierre
WILL WIN

1,955

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Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Georges St. Pierre
Much stronger takedown offense 10.0 vs 7.9 More than 25% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Much better takedown defense 10.0 vs 8.1 Around 25% better at avoiding being taken down
Much harder to hit 9.7 vs 8.7 More than 10% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Much better submission offense 7.6 vs 6.6 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much better submission defense 9.5 vs 8.1 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Much stronger jaw 9.4 vs 8.2 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much longer winning streak 12 fights vs 8 fights 50% longer winning streak; has momentum coming into a fight
Puts up a fight 9.7 vs 8.5 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better striker 9.3 vs 8.8 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Longer reach 193 cm vs 185 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Younger 35 years vs 39 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 8.1 Almost the same
Advantages for Yoel Romero
Much heavier hands 9.0 vs 8.2 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
St. Pierre on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Romero’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Georges
St. Pierre
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? St. Pierre Romero
Significant Strikes91
St. Pierre's excellent striking offense will dominate Romero's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns7
St. Pierre's excellent takedown offense will dominate Romero's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Excellent
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
St. Pierre has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
St. Pierre is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
St. Pierre has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Romero on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against St. Pierre’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Yoel
Romero
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Romero St. Pierre
Significant Strikes42
Romero'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
Takedowns0
Romero'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
Romero has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Romero is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Romero 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 Romero 8.8
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 Romero 7.9
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 Romero 9.0
Great knockouts by Romero
Round 3 Jan 15, 2014 vs Brunson
Round 3 Nov 06, 2013 vs Markes
Round 1 Apr 20, 2013 vs Starks

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter St. Pierre 7.6
fighter Romero 6.6
Great submissions by St. Pierre
Round 2 Dec 29, 2007 vs Hughes
Round 1 Aug 20, 2005 vs Trigg
Round 1 Jan 29, 2005 vs Strasser

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter St. Pierre 8.3
fighter Romero 8.1
Fast finishes by St. Pierre
594 seconds Dec 29, 2007 vs Hughes
385 seconds Nov 18, 2006 vs Hughes
473 seconds Nov 19, 2005 vs Sherk
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend St. Pierre
legend Romero
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