UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - de Lorenzi vs Blackburn

1,413

CageRank

WINNER
Blackburn

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
61% chance Blackburn
WILL WIN

1,492

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Mark Blackburn
Significantly heavier hands 7.6 vs 7.1 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 7.6 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 7.6 vs 7.3 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better submission offense 6.7 vs 6.6 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Advantages for Dave de Lorenzi
Stronger jaw 7.2 vs 6.9 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 188 cm vs 183 cm Around 5% taller
Blackburn on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against de Lorenzi’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mark
Blackburn
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Blackburn has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Blackburn is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Blackburn is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
de Lorenzi on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Blackburn’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dave
de Lorenzi
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
de Lorenzi has a chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Below average
Jaw
Submission
de Lorenzi is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
de Lorenzi is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Blackburn 7.6
fighter de Lorenzi 7.1
Great knockouts by Blackburn
Round 1 May 30, 2009 vs Belanger
Round 1 May 17, 2008 vs de Lorenzi

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Blackburn 7.6
fighter de Lorenzi 7.3
Fast finishes by Blackburn
9 seconds May 30, 2009 vs Belanger
6 seconds May 17, 2008 vs de Lorenzi
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
May 17, 2008XMMA 4
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
XR2 SUB
1,4211,500
1,3821,539
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Blackburn
legend de Lorenzi
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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