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

2,192

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Werdum

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
94% chance Werdum
WILL WIN

1,709

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Fabricio Werdum
Much better takedown defense 9.5 vs 7.9 Around 20% better at avoiding being taken down
Much harder to hit 9.2 vs 8.4 More than 10% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Much stronger jaw 9.5 vs 8.1 More than 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 10.0 vs 8.6 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better submission defense 9.4 vs 8.2 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly better striker 9.1 vs 8.4 Around 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Heavier hands 7.9 vs 7.0 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 9.0 vs 8.4 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission offense 8.5 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Slightly younger 40 years vs 42 years Around 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for John Olav Einemo
Taller 198 cm vs 193 cm Around 5% taller
Heavier 250 lbs vs 242 lbs Around 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Werdum on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Olav Einemo’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Fabricio
Werdum
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Werdum Olav Einemo
Significant Strikes94
Werdum's excellent striking offense will dominate Olav Einemo's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Werdum's average takedown offense is matched by Olav Einemo's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Werdum has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Werdum has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Werdum has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Olav Einemo on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Werdum’s defensive skills
Predictions For
John
Olav Einemo
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Olav Einemo Werdum
Significant Strikes44
Olav Einemo's average striking offense won't be a factor against Werdum's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Olav Einemo'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
Olav Einemo is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Olav Einemo has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Olav Einemo 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 Olav Einemo 8.4
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 Olav Einemo 8.6
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 Olav Einemo 7.0
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 Olav Einemo 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 Olav Einemo 8.4
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
February 26, 2006Pride 31
team
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team
R3 DECX
R2 SUBX
1,7861,749
1,8311,704
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Werdum
legend Olav Einemo
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