UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Opie vs Salaverry

1,651

CageRank

WINNER
Salaverry

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
59% chance Salaverry
WILL WIN

1,718

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Ivan Salaverry
Much better submission defense 8.7 vs 7.2 More than 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 7.7 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission offense 7.0 vs 6.7 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Advantages for Fraser Opie
Significantly fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly younger 34 years vs 46 years More than 25% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Heavier hands 7.7 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Heavier 205 lbs vs 184 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Taller 185 cm vs 183 cm Almost the same
Slightly stronger jaw 8.6 vs 8.4 Almost the same
Salaverry on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Opie’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ivan
Salaverry
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Salaverry is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Salaverry has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Salaverry is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Opie on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Salaverry’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Fraser
Opie
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Opie is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Opie is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Opie is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Salaverry 7.3
fighter Opie 7.7
Great knockouts by Opie
Round 1 Aug 15, 2013 vs Ali
Round 1 Sep 10, 2011 vs Krecicki
Round 1 Mar 06, 2011 vs Wise

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Salaverry 7.0
fighter Opie 6.8
Great submissions by Salaverry
Round 1 Apr 16, 2005 vs Riggs
Round 1 Oct 22, 2004 vs Fryklund
Round 0 Aug 22, 1999 vs da Silva

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Salaverry 7.6
fighter Opie 8.1
Fast finishes by Opie
111 seconds Aug 15, 2013 vs Ali
300 seconds Jul 21, 2012 vs Salaverry
199 seconds Sep 10, 2011 vs Krecicki
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R2 DQX
XR1 SUB
1,7011,721
1,7531,668
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Salaverry
legend Opie
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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