UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Tavares vs Boetsch

1,957

CageRank

WINNER
Boetsch

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
55% chance Boetsch
WILL WIN

1,989

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Tim Boetsch
Better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.9 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 183 cm vs 180 cm Almost the same
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.6 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier hands 7.6 vs 7.4 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Advantages for Brad Tavares
Better takedown defense 8.8 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Younger 30 years vs 37 years Around 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Harder to hit 8.7 vs 8.5 Almost the same
Stronger jaw 9.1 vs 8.8 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Stronger takedown offense 8.3 vs 8.2 Almost the same
Boetsch on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Tavares’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tim
Boetsch
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Boetsch Tavares
Significant Strikes64
Boetsch's average striking offense is matched by Tavares's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Boetsch's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Tavares's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Boetsch is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Boetsch is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Boetsch has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Tavares on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Boetsch’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Brad
Tavares
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Tavares Boetsch
Significant Strikes71
Tavares's average striking offense is matched by Boetsch's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Tavares's average takedown offense is matched by Boetsch'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
Tavares is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Tavares is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Tavares has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Boetsch 8.5
fighter Tavares 8.5
Great striking by Tavares
45 strikes Jan 15, 2014 vs Larkin
116 strikes Mar 03, 2013 vs Fukuda
83 strikes Sep 29, 2012 vs Watson

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Boetsch 8.2
fighter Tavares 8.3
Great takedowns by Tavares
2 takedowns Jan 15, 2014 vs Larkin
5 takedowns Sep 29, 2012 vs Watson
2 takedowns May 15, 2012 vs Yang

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Boetsch 7.6
fighter Tavares 7.4
Great knockouts by Boetsch
Round 3 Feb 26, 2012 vs Okami
Round 1 Sep 06, 2008 vs Patt
Round 1 Feb 02, 2008 vs Heath

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Boetsch 7.4
fighter Tavares 6.9
Great submissions by Boetsch
Round 2 Jan 16, 2010 vs Sylvester Lindsey
Round 2 Aug 15, 2009 vs Stark
Round 2 Jul 28, 2007 vs Barrett

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Boetsch 7.8
fighter Tavares 7.6
Fast finishes by Boetsch
654 seconds Feb 26, 2012 vs Okami
65 seconds Apr 03, 2010 vs Shaner
123 seconds Sep 06, 2008 vs Patt
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
August 16, 2014UFC Fight Night 47
team
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team
XR2 KO
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Boetsch
legend Tavares
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