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

2,192

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Werdum

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
50% chance Werdum
WILL WIN

2,189

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Fabricio Werdum
A lot taller 193 cm vs 183 cm More than 5% taller
Significantly stronger takedown offense 8.6 vs 8.0 Around 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Significantly heavier 242 lbs vs 222 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Puts up a fight 10.0 vs 9.3 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Longer reach 196 cm vs 189 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Stronger jaw 9.5 vs 9.1 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission offense 8.5 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better takedown defense 9.5 vs 9.3 Almost the same
Advantages for Fedor Emelianenko
Harder to hit 9.6 vs 9.2 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Fast finishes 9.5 vs 9.0 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier hands 8.5 vs 7.9 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Werdum on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Emelianenko’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Fabricio
Werdum
In 11:21, how much damage will he do? Werdum Emelianenko
Significant Strikes40
Werdum's excellent striking offense is matched by Emelianenko's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 102 Significant Strikes in 11:21
Excellent
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Werdum's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Emelianenko's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 11:21
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 is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Emelianenko on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Werdum’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Fedor
Emelianenko
In 11:21, how much damage will he do? Emelianenko Werdum
Significant Strikes49
Emelianenko's excellent striking offense is matched by Werdum's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 102 Significant Strikes in 11:21
Excellent
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Emelianenko's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Werdum's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 11:21
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Emelianenko has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Emelianenko has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Emelianenko has a reasonable chance to win by decision
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 Emelianenko 9.0
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 Emelianenko 8.0
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 Emelianenko 8.5
Great knockouts by Emelianenko
Round 2 Nov 07, 2009 vs Rogers
Round 1 Jan 24, 2009 vs Arlovski
Round 1 Nov 24, 2002 vs Herring

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Werdum 8.5
fighter Emelianenko 8.3
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 Emelianenko 9.5
Fast finishes by Emelianenko
194 seconds Jan 24, 2009 vs Arlovski
36 seconds Jul 19, 2008 vs Sylvia
178 seconds Apr 14, 2007 vs Lindland
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
XR2 SUB
1,9912,342
2,0792,254
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