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

1,854

CageRank

WINNER
St. Preux

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
78% chance St. Preux
WILL WIN

2,076

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Ovince St. Preux
Significantly better submission offense 7.9 vs 6.8 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly fast finishes 9.0 vs 7.9 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly harder to hit 8.6 vs 8.0 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Stronger jaw 9.3 vs 8.6 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 8.8 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Taller 191 cm vs 188 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Gian Villante
Stronger takedown offense 8.2 vs 8.0 Almost the same
Younger 31 years vs 34 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
St. Preux on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Villante’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ovince
St. Preux
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? St. Preux Villante
Significant Strikes93
St. Preux's good striking offense may be a factor against Villante's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Below average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
St. Preux's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Villante'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
St. Preux has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
St. Preux is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
St. Preux has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Villante on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against St. Preux’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Gian
Villante
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Villante St. Preux
Significant Strikes78
Villante's good striking offense may be a factor against St. Preux's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Villante's average takedown offense won't be a factor against St. Preux'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
Villante is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Villante is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Villante is unlikely to win by decision
Average
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 Villante 8.8
Great striking by Villante
43 strikes Nov 16, 2013 vs Donovan
68 strikes May 19, 2012 vs Mehmen
18 strikes Jan 07, 2012 vs Smith

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter St. Preux 8.0
fighter Villante 8.2
Great takedowns by Villante
1 takedown Nov 16, 2013 vs Donovan
1 takedown Jan 07, 2012 vs Smith

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter St. Preux 8.1
fighter Villante 7.9
Great knockouts by St. Preux
Round 1 Aug 17, 2013 vs Donovan
Round 3 Aug 18, 2012 vs Cook
Round 1 Jul 24, 2010 vs Day

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter St. Preux 7.9
fighter Villante 6.8
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 Villante 8.0
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
April 27, 2013UFC 159
team
VS
team
XR3 DEC
XR1 KO
1,8231,941
1,7901,975
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend St. Preux
legend Villante
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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