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CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Masvidal vs Ortega

2,125

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Masvidal

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
96% chance Masvidal
WILL WIN

1,549

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jorge Masvidal
Puts up a fight 9.8 vs 7.5 Around 30% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much stronger jaw 9.5 vs 7.7 Around 25% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much better submission defense 9.2 vs 7.5 More than 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Fast finishes 7.6 vs 7.4 Almost the same
Slightly heavier hands 7.5 vs 7.4 Almost the same
Advantages for Julian Ortega
Better submission offense 7.3 vs 6.9 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Masvidal on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ortega’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jorge
Masvidal
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Masvidal has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Masvidal is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Masvidal has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Ortega on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Masvidal’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Julian
Ortega
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ortega is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Ortega is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Ortega is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Masvidal 7.5
fighter Ortega 7.4
Great knockouts by Masvidal
Round 2 Nov 07, 2009 vs Kitaoka
Round 1 Apr 03, 2009 vs Agallar
Round 1 Sep 28, 2008 vs Schultz

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Masvidal 6.9
fighter Ortega 7.3
Great submissions by Ortega
Round 1 Jul 18, 2000 vs White

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Masvidal 7.6
fighter Ortega 7.4
Fast finishes by Masvidal
503 seconds Nov 07, 2009 vs Kitaoka
79 seconds Apr 03, 2009 vs Agallar
117 seconds Sep 28, 2008 vs Schultz
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
December 6, 2003AFC 6
team
VS
team
R2 DECX
R2 KOX
1,6691,588
1,7071,549
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Masvidal
legend Ortega
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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