UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Njokuani vs Pichel

1,793

CageRank

WINNER
Pichel

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
57% chance Pichel
WILL WIN

1,840

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Vinc Pichel
Much stronger takedown offense 8.6 vs 7.5 Around 15% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Heavier hands 8.4 vs 7.9 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission offense 6.4 vs 5.9 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.5 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Younger 35 years vs 38 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Anthony Njokuani
Better striker 8.8 vs 8.1 Around 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Significantly stronger jaw 9.1 vs 8.0 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly harder to hit 8.8 vs 8.4 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly longer reach 192 cm vs 183 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Puts up a fight 8.9 vs 8.1 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Taller 183 cm vs 178 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission defense 8.5 vs 8.1 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Pichel on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Njokuani’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Vinc
Pichel
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Pichel Njokuani
Significant Strikes50
Pichel's average striking offense is matched by Njokuani's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Pichel's average takedown offense is matched by Njokuani'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
Pichel has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Pichel is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Pichel has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Njokuani on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Pichel’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anthony
Njokuani
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Njokuani Pichel
Significant Strikes85
Njokuani's good striking offense may be a factor against Pichel's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Njokuani's below average takedown offense won't be a factor against Pichel's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Below average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Njokuani has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Njokuani is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Njokuani is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Pichel 8.2
fighter Njokuani 8.8
Great striking by Njokuani
73 strikes Apr 21, 2012 vs Makdessi
25 strikes Dec 19, 2009 vs Horodecki
36 strikes Apr 05, 2009 vs Palaszewski

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Pichel 8.6
fighter Njokuani 7.5
Great takedowns by Pichel
8 takedowns Jan 15, 2014 vs Whiteley

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Pichel 8.4
fighter Njokuani 7.9
Great knockouts by Pichel
Round 2 Mar 25, 2011 vs Bahntge
Round 2 Jan 15, 2011 vs Chavez
Round 2 Jun 04, 2010 vs McDavitt

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Pichel 6.4
fighter Njokuani 5.9
Great submissions by Pichel
Round 3 Apr 20, 2012 vs Cofer
Round 1 Mar 09, 2012 vs Pfister

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Pichel 7.8
fighter Njokuani 7.5
Fast finishes by Pichel
332 seconds Mar 25, 2011 vs Bahntge
472 seconds Jan 15, 2011 vs Chavez
323 seconds Jun 04, 2010 vs McDavitt
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
May 24, 2014UFC 173
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Pichel
legend Njokuani
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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