UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Ortega vs Brandao

1,876

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Ortega

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
57% chance Ortega
WILL WIN

1,827

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Brian Ortega
Much better submission offense 8.2 vs 7.3 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger jaw 8.1 vs 7.8 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Younger 27 years vs 31 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taller 175 cm vs 170 cm Around 5% taller
Advantages for Diego Brandao
Significantly heavier hands 7.3 vs 6.7 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better submission defense 9.2 vs 8.4 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.6 vs 8.3 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Ortega on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Brandao’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Brian
Ortega
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ortega is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Ortega has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Ortega has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Brandao on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ortega’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Diego
Brandao
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Brandao is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Brandao is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Brandao is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Ortega 6.7
fighter Brandao 7.3
Great knockouts by Brandao
Round 2 Mar 27, 2009 vs Vieira
Round 1 Jun 27, 2008 vs Foster
Round 1 Sep 29, 2007 vs Harles

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Ortega 8.3
fighter Brandao 7.3
Great submissions by Ortega
Round 3 Aug 16, 2013 vs Rinaldi
Round 1 May 04, 2013 vs Guimond
Round 1 Apr 25, 2010 vs Sassone

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Ortega 7.9
fighter Brandao 7.8
Fast finishes by Ortega
749 seconds Aug 16, 2013 vs Rinaldi
242 seconds May 04, 2013 vs Guimond
108 seconds Apr 25, 2010 vs Sassone
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
January 2, 2016UFC 195
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Ortega
legend Brandao
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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i never gave up on ortega, he lost first two rounds but I knew he could get that finish, I love that kid, hell, he is a man, pride, courtesy, respect, imdomitable spirit
ortega wins
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