UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Werdum vs Zentsov

2,192

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Werdum

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
93% chance Werdum
WILL WIN

1,729

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Fabricio Werdum
Much better submission offense 8.5 vs 6.6 Around 30% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much better takedown defense 9.5 vs 8.1 More than 15% better at avoiding being taken down
Much better submission defense 9.4 vs 7.7 Around 25% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 10.0 vs 8.2 More than 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better striker 9.1 vs 8.2 More than 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly fast finishes 9.0 vs 7.9 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
A lot taller 193 cm vs 185 cm Around 5% taller
Significantly stronger jaw 9.5 vs 8.7 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Harder to hit 9.2 vs 8.8 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Stronger takedown offense 8.6 vs 8.1 More than 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Heavier 242 lbs vs 230 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Younger 40 years vs 43 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Roman Zentsov
From what we can tell, Fabricio Werdum dominates Roman Zentsov in every way.
Werdum on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Zentsov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Fabricio
Werdum
In 6:36, how much damage will he do? Werdum Zentsov
Significant Strikes35
Werdum's excellent striking offense will dominate Zentsov's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 59 Significant Strikes in 6:36
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Werdum's average takedown offense is matched by Zentsov's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 6:36
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Werdum is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Werdum has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Werdum is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Zentsov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Werdum’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Roman
Zentsov
In 6:36, how much damage will he do? Zentsov Werdum
Significant Strikes17
Zentsov's average striking offense won't be a factor against Werdum's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 59 Significant Strikes in 6:36
Average
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns0
Zentsov's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Werdum's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 4 Takedowns in 6:36
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Zentsov is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Zentsov is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Zentsov is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Werdum 9.1
fighter Zentsov 8.2
Great striking by Werdum
32 strikes Jun 08, 2013 vs Nogueira
31 strikes Jun 23, 2012 vs Russow
1 strike Jun 26, 2010 vs Emelianenko

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Werdum 8.6
fighter Zentsov 8.1
Great takedowns by Werdum
1 takedown Jun 08, 2013 vs Nogueira
3 takedowns Nov 07, 2009 vs Silva
1 takedown May 05, 2006 vs Overeem

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Werdum 7.9
fighter Zentsov 7.8
Great knockouts by Werdum
Round 1 Jun 23, 2012 vs Russow
Round 1 Jun 07, 2008 vs Vera
Round 2 Jan 19, 2008 vs Gonzaga

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Werdum 8.5
fighter Zentsov 6.6
Great submissions by Werdum
Round 2 Jun 08, 2013 vs Nogueira
Round 1 Jun 26, 2010 vs Emelianenko
Round 2 May 05, 2006 vs Overeem

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Werdum 9.0
fighter Zentsov 7.9
Fast finishes by Werdum
461 seconds Jun 08, 2013 vs Nogueira
148 seconds Jun 23, 2012 vs Russow
69 seconds Jun 26, 2010 vs Emelianenko
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
R2 KOX
1,7941,590
1,8181,567
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Werdum
legend Zentsov
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