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

1,651

CageRank

WINNER
Drotschie

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
66% chance Drotschie
WILL WIN

1,767

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Gideon Drotschie
Better submission defense 8.0 vs 7.2 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.7 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier hands 8.2 vs 7.7 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 7.7 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Fraser Opie
Stronger jaw 8.6 vs 8.0 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.9 Almost the same
Drotschie on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Opie’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Gideon
Drotschie
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Drotschie has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Drotschie has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Drotschie is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Opie on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Drotschie’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
Good
Jaw
Submission
Opie is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Opie is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Drotschie 8.2
fighter Opie 7.7
Great knockouts by Drotschie
Round 2 Nov 07, 2013 vs Opie
Round 3 Mar 01, 2013 vs Groenewald
Round 1 Feb 04, 2012 vs van Zyl

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Drotschie 7.4
fighter Opie 6.8
Great submissions by Drotschie
Round 3 Jun 27, 2013 vs van Heerden
Round 1 Nov 23, 2012 vs Ceronio

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Drotschie 7.9
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
XR2 KO
R2 KOX
1,7981,704
1,7341,767
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Drotschie
legend Opie
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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