UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Cormier vs Oezdemir

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WINNER

WINNER
Cormier

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

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94% chance Cormier
WILL WIN

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Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Daniel Cormier
Much better submission offense 8.0 vs 6.4 More than 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly better submission defense 8.8 vs 7.8 Around 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.5 vs 8.4 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 9.3 vs 8.5 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 8.7 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Advantages for Volkan Oezdemir
Significantly longer winning streak 6 fights vs 3 fights 2x longer winning streak; has momentum coming into a fight
Significantly younger 29 years vs 39 years More than 25% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Heavier hands 8.8 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 185 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Cormier on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Oezdemir’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Daniel
Cormier
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Cormier has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Cormier has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Cormier has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Oezdemir on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Cormier’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Volkan
Oezdemir
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Oezdemir has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Oezdemir is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Oezdemir is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Cormier 8.5
fighter Oezdemir 8.8
Great knockouts by Oezdemir
Round 1 Mar 09, 2013 vs Benjamin
Round 1 Sep 15, 2012 vs Farias Grancheux
Round 1 Sep 04, 2010 vs Vath

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Cormier 8.0
fighter Oezdemir 6.4
Great submissions by Cormier
Round 2 Apr 08, 2017 vs Johnson
Round 3 May 24, 2014 vs Henderson
Round 1 Aug 13, 2010 vs Johnson

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Cormier 8.7
fighter Oezdemir 8.5
Fast finishes by Cormier
542 seconds Jan 12, 2013 vs Staring
236 seconds Sep 10, 2011 vs Silva
62 seconds Aug 21, 2010 vs Riley
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
January 20, 2018UFC 220
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Cormier
legend Oezdemir
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