UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Owens vs Vera

1,691

CageRank

WINNER
Vera

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
51% chance Vera
WILL WIN

1,699

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Marlon Vera
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.0 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission offense 8.1 vs 7.1 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Younger 24 years vs 32 years 25% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for D'Juan Owens
Heavier hands 7.4 vs 7.1 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission defense 8.1 vs 7.8 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Stronger jaw 8.3 vs 8.0 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier 155 lbs vs 144 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Vera on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Owens’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Marlon
Vera
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Vera is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Vera has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Vera is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Owens on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Vera’s defensive skills
Predictions For
D'Juan
Owens
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Owens is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Owens has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Owens 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 Vera 7.1
fighter Owens 7.4
Great knockouts by Owens
Round 3 Sep 16, 2013 vs Wilson
Round 1 Oct 06, 2012 vs Boggs
Round 1 Jan 26, 2012 vs Karmolinski

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Vera 8.1
fighter Owens 7.1
Great submissions by Vera
Round 1 Oct 23, 2013 vs Owens
Round 2 Jan 18, 2013 vs Umana Munoz
Round 1 Feb 20, 2012 vs Guzman

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Vera 8.1
fighter Owens 7.0
Fast finishes by Vera
114 seconds Oct 23, 2013 vs Owens
244 seconds Apr 24, 2013 vs Iglesias
584 seconds Jan 18, 2013 vs Umana Munoz
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
DECX
1,6501,624
1,5961,678
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Vera
legend Owens
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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