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CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Reis vs Makovsky

1,952

CageRank

WINNER
Makovsky

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
61% chance Makovsky
WILL WIN

2,033

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Zach Makovsky
Stronger jaw 8.8 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier hands 6.6 vs 6.3 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Harder to hit 8.7 vs 8.5 Almost the same
Stronger takedown offense 9.0 vs 8.8 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Better takedown defense 8.3 vs 8.1 Around 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Advantages for Wilson Reis
Much better submission offense 8.4 vs 7.6 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly fast finishes 7.7 vs 7.2 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better submission defense 9.3 vs 8.6 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Longer reach 165 cm vs 163 cm Almost the same
Puts up a fight 9.2 vs 8.9 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Makovsky on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Reis’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Zach
Makovsky
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Makovsky Reis
Significant Strikes62
Makovsky's average striking offense is matched by Reis's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns5
Makovsky's good takedown offense may be a factor against Reis'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
Good
Jaw
Submission
Makovsky is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Makovsky has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Reis on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Makovsky’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Wilson
Reis
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Reis Makovsky
Significant Strikes55
Reis's average striking offense is matched by Makovsky's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Reis'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
Reis is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Reis has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Reis 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 Makovsky 8.3
fighter Reis 8.3
Great striking by Reis
33 strikes Sep 21, 2013 vs Menjivar

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Makovsky 9.0
fighter Reis 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 Reis 6.3
Great knockouts by Makovsky
Round 3 Apr 16, 2011 vs Robichaux

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Makovsky 7.6
fighter Reis 8.4
Great submissions by Reis
Round 3 Dec 08, 2012 vs Roddy
Round 1 Dec 16, 2011 vs Menezes
Round 1 Mar 19, 2011 vs George

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Makovsky 7.2
fighter Reis 7.7
Fast finishes by Reis
692 seconds Dec 08, 2012 vs Roddy
200 seconds Dec 16, 2011 vs Menezes
129 seconds Mar 19, 2011 vs George
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R2 SUBX
XDEC
1,6041,656
1,6611,598
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Makovsky
legend Reis
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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