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

1,940

CageRank

WINNER
Makovsky

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
63% chance Makovsky
WILL WIN

2,033

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Zach Makovsky
Much better submission offense 7.6 vs 6.6 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger takedown offense 9.0 vs 8.7 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Fast finishes 7.2 vs 6.9 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Harder to hit 8.7 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Advantages for Dustin Ortiz
Much heavier hands 7.6 vs 6.6 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Longer reach 168 cm vs 163 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Younger 28 years vs 34 years Around 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better striker 8.4 vs 8.3 Almost the same
Better submission defense 9.0 vs 8.6 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Taller 165 cm vs 163 cm Almost the same
Makovsky on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ortiz’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Zach
Makovsky
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Makovsky Ortiz
Significant Strikes64
Makovsky's average striking offense is matched by Ortiz'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 Ortiz'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
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Makovsky has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Ortiz on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Makovsky’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dustin
Ortiz
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Ortiz Makovsky
Significant Strikes60
Ortiz'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
Ortiz's average takedown offense is matched by Makovsky's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ortiz is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Ortiz is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Ortiz has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
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 Ortiz 8.4
Great striking by Ortiz
55 strikes Nov 09, 2013 vs Maria Tome

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Makovsky 9.0
fighter Ortiz 8.7
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 Ortiz 7.6
Great knockouts by Ortiz
Round 3 Nov 09, 2013 vs Maria Tome
Round 3 Dec 02, 2011 vs Rave
Round 3 Oct 09, 2010 vs Alexander

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Makovsky 7.6
fighter Ortiz 6.6
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 Ortiz 6.9
Fast finishes by Makovsky
288 seconds Oct 15, 2011 vs Roberts
722 seconds Apr 16, 2011 vs Robichaux
709 seconds Apr 03, 2010 vs Rave
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
December 10, 2016UFC 206
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Makovsky
legend Ortiz
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