UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Pettis vs Zelinski

1,925

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Pettis

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
85% chance Pettis
WILL WIN

1,618

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Sergio Pettis
Fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.1 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly stronger jaw 8.5 vs 7.4 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly heavier hands 7.3 vs 6.7 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 8.1 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Younger 24 years vs 30 years 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taller 168 cm vs 165 cm Almost the same
Better submission offense 7.3 vs 7.1 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Advantages for Tony Zelinski
Much heavier 134 lbs vs 125 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Pettis on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Zelinski’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Sergio
Pettis
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Pettis has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Pettis is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Pettis has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Zelinski on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Pettis’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tony
Zelinski
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Zelinski is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Zelinski is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Zelinski 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 Pettis 7.3
fighter Zelinski 6.7
Great knockouts by Pettis
Round 1 Jun 21, 2013 vs Pegg
Round 2 Nov 18, 2011 vs Zelinski
Round 1 Aug 15, 2009 vs Winski

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Pettis 7.3
fighter Zelinski 7.1
Great submissions by Pettis
Round 1 Sep 28, 2013 vs Porter
Round 1 Jun 16, 2012 vs McKenna
Round 1 Aug 07, 2010 vs Walenski

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Pettis 7.9
fighter Zelinski 7.1
Fast finishes by Pettis
153 seconds Sep 28, 2013 vs Porter
51 seconds Jun 21, 2013 vs Pegg
232 seconds Jun 16, 2012 vs McKenna
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 18, 2011NAFC - Unleashed
team
VS
team
R2 KOX
DECX
1,6481,519
1,6801,487
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Pettis
legend Zelinski
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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