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CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Otero vs Paulista

1,768

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Otero

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
86% chance Otero
WILL WIN

1,457

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Daniel Otero
Much stronger jaw 8.4 vs 7.3 More than 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 7.1 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission defense 8.3 vs 7.2 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Fast finishes 7.7 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission offense 7.5 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Advantages for Edson Paulista
Heavier hands 7.3 vs 7.0 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Otero on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Paulista’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Daniel
Otero
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Otero has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Otero has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Otero has a chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Below average
Scoring ability
Paulista on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Otero’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Edson
Paulista
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Paulista is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Paulista is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Paulista is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Otero 7.5
fighter Paulista 7.3
Great submissions by Otero
Round 3 Jul 19, 2008 vs Thao
Round 1 Apr 26, 2008 vs Rave
Round 1 Oct 21, 2006 vs Silva

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Otero 7.7
fighter Paulista 7.3
Fast finishes by Otero
823 seconds Jul 19, 2008 vs Thao
257 seconds Apr 26, 2008 vs Rave
100 seconds Oct 21, 2006 vs Silva
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 15, 2003Shooto - Brazil 2
team
VS
team
R2 DECX
DECX
1,5501,500
1,5931,457
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Otero
legend Paulista
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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