UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - McGregor vs O'Keefe

2,038

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
McGregor

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
88% chance McGregor
WILL WIN

1,690

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Conor McGregor
Much heavier hands 9.4 vs 6.8 Around 40% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 9.2 vs 8.0 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 8.9 vs 7.7 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better submission defense 8.7 vs 7.7 Around 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly stronger jaw 8.8 vs 8.0 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 173 cm vs 170 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Steve O'Keefe
Much better submission offense 8.2 vs 6.4 More than 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
McGregor on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against O'Keefe’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Conor
McGregor
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
McGregor has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
McGregor is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
McGregor is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
O'Keefe on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against McGregor’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Steve
O'Keefe
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
O'Keefe is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
O'Keefe has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
O'Keefe is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter McGregor 9.4
fighter O'Keefe 6.8
Great knockouts by McGregor
Round 1 Apr 06, 2013 vs Brimage
Round 1 Dec 31, 2012 vs Buchinger
Round 1 Feb 18, 2012 vs O'Keefe

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter McGregor 6.5
fighter O'Keefe 8.2
Great submissions by O'Keefe
Round 1 Nov 05, 2011 vs Surmaitis
Round 1 Oct 01, 2011 vs Reilly
Round 3 Jul 09, 2011 vs Lobov

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter McGregor 9.2
fighter O'Keefe 8.0
Fast finishes by McGregor
67 seconds Apr 06, 2013 vs Brimage
220 seconds Dec 31, 2012 vs Buchinger
93 seconds Feb 18, 2012 vs O'Keefe
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
February 18, 2012CWFC 45
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R2 KOX
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend McGregor
legend O'Keefe
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