UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Elliott vs Makovsky

1,773

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WINNER
Makovsky

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
82% chance Makovsky
WILL WIN

2,033

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WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Zach Makovsky
Better submission defense 8.6 vs 8.0 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Harder to hit 8.7 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Puts up a fight 8.9 vs 8.4 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission offense 7.6 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger takedown offense 9.0 vs 8.8 Almost the same
Stronger jaw 8.8 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Timothy Elliott
Significantly better striker 8.6 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
A lot taller 170 cm vs 163 cm Around 5% taller
Significantly fast finishes 7.7 vs 7.2 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly heavier hands 7.2 vs 6.6 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Longer reach 166 cm vs 163 cm Almost the same
Younger 30 years vs 34 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better takedown defense 8.4 vs 8.3 Almost the same
Makovsky on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Elliott’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Zach
Makovsky
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Makovsky Elliott
Significant Strikes63
Makovsky's average striking offense is matched by Elliott's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Makovsky's good takedown offense may be a factor against Elliott's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Makovsky is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Makovsky is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Makovsky has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Elliott on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Makovsky’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Timothy
Elliott
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Elliott Makovsky
Significant Strikes68
Elliott's good striking offense may be a factor against Makovsky's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Elliott's good takedown offense may be a factor against Makovsky's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Elliott is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Elliott is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Elliott 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 Makovsky 8.3
fighter Elliott 8.6
Great striking by Elliott
116 strikes Aug 31, 2013 vs Gaudinot
36 strikes Dec 15, 2012 vs Papazian

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Makovsky 9.0
fighter Elliott 8.8
Great takedowns by Makovsky
5 takedowns Feb 22, 2014 vs Sampo
6 takedowns Dec 14, 2013 vs Jorgensen

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Makovsky 6.6
fighter Elliott 7.2
Great knockouts by Elliott
Round 2 Dec 16, 2011 vs Pulver
Round 1 Feb 26, 2011 vs McDowell
Round 1 Dec 11, 2009 vs Veloquio

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Makovsky 7.6
fighter Elliott 7.3
Great submissions by Makovsky
Round 1 Oct 15, 2011 vs Roberts
Round 3 Apr 03, 2010 vs Rave
Round 2 Jan 23, 2009 vs Robbins

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Makovsky 7.2
fighter Elliott 7.7
Fast finishes by Elliott
28 seconds Mar 30, 2012 vs Rave
432 seconds Dec 16, 2011 vs Pulver
754 seconds Jun 25, 2010 vs Fuller
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
February 14, 2015UFC Fight Night 60
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Makovsky
legend Elliott
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