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CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Overeem vs Ngannou

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WINNER

WINNER
Overeem

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
91% chance Overeem
WILL WIN

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CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Alistair Overeem
Puts up a fight 9.3 vs 7.8 Around 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission defense 9.2 vs 7.8 Around 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly fast finishes 8.8 vs 7.7 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly stronger jaw 8.7 vs 7.8 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission offense 7.9 vs 7.5 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier hands 7.8 vs 7.3 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 196 cm vs 193 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Francis Ngannou
Younger 31 years vs 37 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Overeem on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ngannou’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Alistair
Overeem
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Overeem has a chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Overeem has a chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Overeem is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Ngannou on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Overeem’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Francis
Ngannou
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ngannou is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Ngannou is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Ngannou is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Overeem 7.8
fighter Ngannou 7.4
Great knockouts by Overeem
Round 1 May 15, 2010 vs Rogers
Round 1 Feb 26, 2006 vs Kharitonov
Round 2 Dec 23, 2002 vs Atajev

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Overeem 7.9
fighter Ngannou 7.5
Great submissions by Overeem
Round 2 Nov 16, 2007 vs Buentello
Round 1 Jun 26, 2005 vs Vovchanchyn
Round 1 Oct 10, 2004 vs Glunder

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Overeem 8.8
fighter Ngannou 7.7
Fast finishes by Overeem
522 seconds Nov 16, 2007 vs Buentello
313 seconds Feb 26, 2006 vs Kharitonov
80 seconds Jun 26, 2005 vs Vovchanchyn
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Overeem
legend Ngannou
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