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

2,192

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Werdum

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
66% chance Werdum
WILL WIN

2,077

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Fabricio Werdum
Much better submission offense 8.5 vs 6.8 More than 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly harder to hit 9.2 vs 8.8 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Stronger jaw 9.5 vs 8.9 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 10.0 vs 9.4 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger takedown offense 8.6 vs 8.2 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Better submission defense 9.4 vs 9.2 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better takedown defense 9.5 vs 9.3 Almost the same
Advantages for Travis Browne
Much heavier hands 9.4 vs 7.9 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
A lot taller 201 cm vs 193 cm Around 5% taller
Fast finishes 9.5 vs 9.0 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Younger 34 years vs 39 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Longer reach 201 cm vs 196 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Better striker 9.3 vs 9.1 Almost the same
Werdum on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Browne’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Fabricio
Werdum
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Werdum Browne
Significant Strikes80
Werdum's excellent striking offense will dominate Browne's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Werdum's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Browne's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
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 reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Werdum has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Browne on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Werdum’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Travis
Browne
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Browne Werdum
Significant Strikes72
Browne's excellent striking offense is matched by Werdum's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Browne's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Werdum's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Browne has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Browne is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Browne 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 Browne 9.3
Great striking by Browne
12 strikes Dec 28, 2013 vs Barnett
14 strikes Aug 17, 2013 vs Overeem
9 strikes Apr 13, 2013 vs Gonzaga

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Werdum 8.6
fighter Browne 8.2
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 Browne 9.4
Great knockouts by Browne
Round 1 Dec 28, 2013 vs Barnett
Round 1 Aug 17, 2013 vs Overeem
Round 1 Apr 13, 2013 vs Gonzaga

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Werdum 8.5
fighter Browne 6.8
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 Browne 9.5
Fast finishes by Browne
60 seconds Dec 28, 2013 vs Barnett
248 seconds Aug 17, 2013 vs Overeem
71 seconds Apr 13, 2013 vs Gonzaga
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
September 10, 2016UFC 203
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
XX
00
00
April 19, 2014UFC on Fox 11
team
VS
team
R5 DECX
XX
00
00
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Werdum
legend Browne
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