UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Oliveira vs Burns

1,739

CageRank

WINNER
Burns

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
70% chance Burns
WILL WIN

1,889

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Gilbert Burns
Much better submission offense 7.8 vs 6.8 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly fast finishes 8.6 vs 8.2 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Advantages for Alex Oliveira
Heavier hands 8.3 vs 8.0 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Stronger jaw 8.3 vs 8.1 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier 169 lbs vs 155 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Taller 180 cm vs 178 cm Almost the same
Slightly younger 29 years vs 31 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Burns on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Oliveira’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Gilbert
Burns
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Burns has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Burns has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Burns is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Oliveira on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Burns’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Alex
Oliveira
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Oliveira has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Oliveira is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Oliveira is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Burns 8.0
fighter Oliveira 8.3
Great knockouts by Oliveira
Round 2 May 11, 2013 vs Garcia
Round 1 Jun 30, 2012 vs Beinrothi
Round 1 Dec 10, 2011 vs Rodrigo

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Burns 7.8
fighter Oliveira 6.8
Great submissions by Burns
Round 1 Jul 27, 2012 vs Bohrer
Round 1 Jun 15, 2012 vs dos Santos
Round 1 Jan 28, 2012 vs Salgado

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Burns 8.6
fighter Oliveira 8.2
Fast finishes by Burns
297 seconds Dec 05, 2013 vs Goncalves Silva
119 seconds Jul 27, 2012 vs Bohrer
160 seconds Jan 28, 2012 vs Salgado
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 21, 2015UFC Fight Night 62
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Burns
legend Oliveira
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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