UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Caceres vs Delorme

1,877

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Caceres

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
66% chance Caceres
WILL WIN

1,762

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Alex Caceres
Much harder to hit 8.8 vs 8.2 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Longer reach 187 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Younger 29 years vs 33 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better striker 8.6 vs 8.4 Almost the same
Stronger jaw 8.7 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Roland Delorme
Much stronger takedown offense 8.6 vs 7.3 Around 20% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Significantly fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.3 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 8.6 vs 7.9 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better takedown defense 8.4 vs 8.0 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Heavier hands 7.2 vs 6.9 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Caceres on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Delorme’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Alex
Caceres
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Caceres Delorme
Significant Strikes83
Caceres's average striking offense may be a factor against Delorme's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Below average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Caceres's poor takedown offense won't be a factor against Delorme's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Poor
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Caceres is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Caceres is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Caceres has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Delorme on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Caceres’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Roland
Delorme
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Delorme Caceres
Significant Strikes60
Delorme's average striking offense is matched by Caceres's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Delorme's average takedown offense is matched by Caceres'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
Delorme is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Delorme has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Delorme 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 Caceres 8.6
fighter Delorme 8.4
Great striking by Caceres
53 strikes Jan 25, 2014 vs Pettis
106 strikes Sep 21, 2013 vs Delorme
64 strikes Nov 10, 2012 vs Tezuka

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Caceres 7.3
fighter Delorme 8.6
Great takedowns by Delorme
6 takedowns Jun 15, 2013 vs Figueroa
1 takedown May 05, 2012 vs Denis
2 takedowns Dec 03, 2011 vs Ferguson

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Caceres 6.9
fighter Delorme 7.2
Great knockouts by Delorme
Round 2 Jun 04, 2010 vs Quinn
Round 2 Nov 13, 2009 vs Denis

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Caceres 7.8
fighter Delorme 7.9
Great submissions by Delorme
Round 1 May 05, 2012 vs Denis
Round 3 Dec 03, 2011 vs Ferguson
Round 1 Dec 12, 2009 vs Morvan

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Caceres 7.3
fighter Delorme 7.9
Fast finishes by Delorme
299 seconds May 05, 2012 vs Denis
148 seconds Feb 26, 2010 vs Morvan
261 seconds Dec 12, 2009 vs Morvan
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
September 21, 2013UFC 165
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
XR1 SUB
1,7651,864
1,8291,800
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Caceres
legend Delorme
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