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

2,192

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Werdum

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
98% chance Werdum
WILL WIN

1,506

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Fabricio Werdum
Much better takedown defense 9.5 vs 7.7 Around 25% better at avoiding being taken down
Much stronger jaw 9.5 vs 7.2 More than 30% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better striker 9.1 vs 8.0 Around 15% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Puts up a fight 10.0 vs 7.9 More than 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission offense 8.5 vs 6.9 Around 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 9.0 vs 7.5 Around 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much harder to hit 9.2 vs 8.6 Around 10% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly better submission defense 9.4 vs 8.1 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly heavier 242 lbs vs 219 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Significantly heavier hands 7.9 vs 6.9 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
A lot taller 193 cm vs 185 cm Around 5% taller
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
Slightly younger 40 years vs 42 years Around 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Kristof Midoux
From what we can tell, Fabricio Werdum dominates Kristof Midoux in every way.
Werdum on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Midoux’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Fabricio
Werdum
In 5:21, how much damage will he do? Werdum Midoux
Significant Strikes31
Werdum's excellent striking offense will dominate Midoux's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 48 Significant Strikes in 5:21
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Werdum's average takedown offense may be a factor against Midoux's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 3 Takedowns in 5:21
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Below average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Werdum has a chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Werdum has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Werdum has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Midoux on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Werdum’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Kristof
Midoux
In 5:21, how much damage will he do? Midoux Werdum
Significant Strikes12
Midoux's below average striking offense won't be a factor against Werdum's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 48 Significant Strikes in 5:21
Below average
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns0
Midoux's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Werdum's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 3 Takedowns in 5:21
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Midoux is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Midoux is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Midoux is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
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 Midoux 8.0
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 Midoux 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 Midoux 6.9
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 Midoux 6.9
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 Midoux 7.5
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
March 22, 2003WAFF 2
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
R2 SUBX
1,5911,543
1,6341,500
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Werdum
legend Midoux
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