UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Oliveira vs Brooks

2,002

CageRank

WINNER
Brooks

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
63% chance Brooks
WILL WIN

2,096

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Will Brooks
Significantly heavier hands 7.8 vs 7.1 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 8.6 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Heavier 155 lbs vs 144 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Better submission defense 9.0 vs 8.9 Almost the same
Advantages for Charles Oliveira
Much better submission offense 9.4 vs 7.4 Around 30% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 8.8 vs 7.6 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better takedown defense 8.4 vs 8.2 Almost the same
Younger 28 years vs 31 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Brooks on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Oliveira’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Will
Brooks
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Brooks Oliveira
Significant Strikes67
Brooks's average striking offense is matched by Oliveira's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Brooks's average takedown offense is matched by Oliveira's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Brooks is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Brooks is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Brooks has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Oliveira on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Brooks’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Charles
Oliveira
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Oliveira Brooks
Significant Strikes67
Oliveira's average striking offense is matched by Brooks's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Oliveira's average takedown offense is matched by Brooks's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Oliveira is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Oliveira has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Oliveira is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Brooks 8.6
fighter Oliveira 8.6
Great striking by Oliveira
42 strikes Jun 01, 2012 vs Brookins
6 strikes Jan 28, 2012 vs Wisely
35 strikes Sep 15, 2010 vs Escudero

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Brooks 8.7
fighter Oliveira 8.7
Great takedowns by Brooks
2 takedowns Dec 31, 2012 vs Kitaoka

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Brooks 7.8
fighter Oliveira 7.1
Great knockouts by Brooks
Round 3 Jul 31, 2013 vs Leyva
Round 2 Dec 31, 2012 vs Kitaoka
Round 1 Jun 16, 2012 vs Bogguess

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Brooks 7.4
fighter Oliveira 9.4
Great submissions by Oliveira
Round 2 Jun 01, 2012 vs Brookins
Round 1 Jan 28, 2012 vs Wisely
Round 3 Sep 15, 2010 vs Escudero

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Brooks 7.6
fighter Oliveira 8.8
Fast finishes by Oliveira
462 seconds Jun 01, 2012 vs Brookins
103 seconds Jan 28, 2012 vs Wisely
41 seconds Aug 01, 2010 vs Elkins
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 8, 2017UFC 210
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Brooks
legend Oliveira
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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