UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Vemola vs Markes

1,868

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Vemola

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
53% chance Vemola
WILL WIN

1,844

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Karlos Vemola
Much better submission offense 8.1 vs 7.0 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.0 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 8.4 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Ronny Markes
Significantly better takedown defense 8.8 vs 8.2 Around 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly heavier hands 7.4 vs 6.9 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission defense 8.5 vs 7.9 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Slightly younger 30 years vs 32 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Slightly taller 185 cm vs 183 cm Almost the same
Vemola on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Markes’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Karlos
Vemola
In 11:00, how much damage will he do? Vemola Markes
Significant Strikes37
Vemola's average striking offense is matched by Markes's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 99 Significant Strikes in 11:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Vemola's good takedown offense is matched by Markes's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 11:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Vemola is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Vemola has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Vemola is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Markes on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Vemola’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ronny
Markes
In 11:00, how much damage will he do? Markes Vemola
Significant Strikes37
Markes's average striking offense is matched by Vemola's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 99 Significant Strikes in 11:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Markes's good takedown offense may be a factor against Vemola's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 6 Takedowns in 11:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Markes is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Markes is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Markes is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Vemola 8.1
fighter Markes 8.2
Great striking by Markes
5 strikes Jan 19, 2013 vs Craig
62 strikes Feb 15, 2012 vs Simpson
40 strikes Aug 14, 2011 vs Vemola

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Vemola 8.8
fighter Markes 8.9
Great takedowns by Markes
2 takedowns Jan 19, 2013 vs Craig
2 takedowns Feb 15, 2012 vs Simpson
6 takedowns Aug 14, 2011 vs Vemola

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Vemola 6.9
fighter Markes 7.4
Great knockouts by Markes
Round 1 Apr 01, 2011 vs Lima
Round 1 Nov 27, 2010 vs Silva
Round 1 Jun 12, 2010 vs Vila Cruzeiro

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Vemola 8.1
fighter Markes 7.0
Great submissions by Vemola
Round 3 Nov 10, 2013 vs Knize
Round 2 May 05, 2012 vs Massenzio
Round 1 Jul 04, 2009 vs Economou

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Vemola 8.1
fighter Markes 7.6
Fast finishes by Vemola
367 seconds May 05, 2012 vs Massenzio
226 seconds Nov 13, 2010 vs Petruzelli
117 seconds Jul 04, 2009 vs Economou
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR3 DEC
XR1 KO
1,7681,876
1,7331,911
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Vemola
legend Markes
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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