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

2,076

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
St. Preux

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
87% chance St. Preux
WILL WIN

1,738

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Ovince St. Preux
Much better submission offense 7.9 vs 6.7 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly fast finishes 9.0 vs 8.1 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly stronger jaw 9.3 vs 8.3 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 8.4 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better submission defense 8.8 vs 7.9 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better takedown defense 8.7 vs 8.1 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Better striker 8.7 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Heavier 205 lbs vs 203 lbs Almost the same
Advantages for T.J. Cook
Stronger takedown offense 8.4 vs 8.0 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
St. Preux on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Cook’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ovince
St. Preux
In 7:06, how much damage will he do? St. Preux Cook
Significant Strikes37
St. Preux's good striking offense may be a factor against Cook's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 64 Significant Strikes in 7:06
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
St. Preux's average takedown offense is matched by Cook's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 7:06
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
St. Preux has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
St. Preux has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
St. Preux is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Cook on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against St. Preux’s defensive skills
Predictions For
T.J.
Cook
In 7:06, how much damage will he do? Cook St. Preux
Significant Strikes30
Cook's average striking offense is matched by St. Preux's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 64 Significant Strikes in 7:06
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Cook's average takedown offense won't be a factor against St. Preux's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 7:06
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Cook has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Cook is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Cook is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter St. Preux 8.7
fighter Cook 8.3
Great striking by St. Preux
6 strikes Aug 17, 2013 vs Donovan
47 strikes Apr 27, 2013 vs Villante
82 strikes Dec 04, 2010 vs Radach

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter St. Preux 8.1
fighter Cook 8.3
Great knockouts by Cook
Round 1 Jul 22, 2011 vs Lanham
Round 1 Feb 14, 2009 vs Harper
Round 1 Sep 23, 2006 vs Chilton

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter St. Preux 7.9
fighter Cook 6.7
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. Preux 9.0
fighter Cook 8.1
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
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R3 KOX
R2 SUBX
1,9101,769
1,9411,738
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend St. Preux
legend Cook
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