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

1,651

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Opie

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
52% chance Opie
WILL WIN

1,639

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Fraser Opie
Significantly stronger jaw 8.6 vs 7.6 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Taller 185 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission offense 6.7 vs 6.4 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Advantages for Mohamed Ali
Much better submission defense 8.6 vs 7.2 Around 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.2 vs 7.7 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Opie on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ali’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Fraser
Opie
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Opie has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
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
Good
Scoring ability
Ali on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Opie’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mohamed
Ali
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ali is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Ali is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Ali is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Opie 7.7
fighter Ali 7.7
Great knockouts by Ali
Round 1 Dec 13, 2013 vs Hurrell
Round 3 May 11, 2013 vs Potard
Round 2 May 03, 2013 vs Denham

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Opie 6.8
fighter Ali 6.4
Great submissions by Opie
Round 1 Feb 25, 2012 vs Vinni
Round 1 Dec 04, 2010 vs Solomons
Round 2 Jul 18, 2009 vs Dalek

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Opie 8.1
fighter Ali 7.6
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
R1 KOX
R2 KOX
1,7531,712
1,7981,668
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Opie
legend Ali
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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