UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Smolka vs Borg

1,821

CageRank

WINNER
Borg

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
58% chance Borg
WILL WIN

1,875

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Ray Borg
Much better submission offense 8.8 vs 7.9 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly fast finishes 8.5 vs 7.8 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Longer winning streak 6 fights vs 4 fights 50% longer winning streak; has momentum coming into a fight
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 8.5 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Slightly younger 23 years vs 25 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Slightly stronger jaw 8.6 vs 8.4 Almost the same
Advantages for Louis Smolka
Significantly heavier hands 7.3 vs 6.7 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
A lot taller 175 cm vs 163 cm Around 10% taller
Borg on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Smolka’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ray
Borg
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Borg is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Borg has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Borg is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Smolka on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Borg’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Louis
Smolka
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Smolka is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Smolka is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Smolka is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Borg 6.7
fighter Smolka 7.3
Great knockouts by Smolka
Round 2 Nov 09, 2013 vs Cali
Round 2 Apr 28, 2012 vs Pacarro
Round 2 May 15, 2010 vs Henamendez

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Borg 8.8
fighter Smolka 7.9
Great submissions by Borg
Round 2 Nov 23, 2013 vs Saudino
Round 1 Aug 11, 2012 vs Perez
Round 1 Mar 10, 2012 vs Taylor

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Borg 8.5
fighter Smolka 7.9
Fast finishes by Borg
562 seconds Nov 23, 2013 vs Saudino
181 seconds Aug 11, 2012 vs Perez
54 seconds Mar 10, 2012 vs Taylor
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
December 30, 2016UFC 207
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Borg
legend Smolka
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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