UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Di Chirico vs McLellan

1,752

CageRank

WINNER
McLellan

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
62% chance McLellan
WILL WIN

1,837

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Garreth McLellan
Much better submission offense 8.6 vs 7.6 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 8.5 vs 8.2 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.6 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 8.4 vs 8.2 Almost the same
Slightly taller 185 cm vs 183 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Alessio Di Chirico
Much heavier hands 7.6 vs 6.7 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 28 years vs 36 years More than 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
McLellan on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Di Chirico’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Garreth
McLellan
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
McLellan is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
McLellan has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
McLellan is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Di Chirico on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against McLellan’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Alessio
Di Chirico
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Di Chirico is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Di Chirico has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Di Chirico 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 McLellan 6.7
fighter Di Chirico 7.6
Great knockouts by Di Chirico
Round 2 Dec 16, 2017 vs Bamgbose
Round 1 Oct 12, 2013 vs Magro
Round 1 Mar 23, 2013 vs D'Angelo

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter McLellan 8.6
fighter Di Chirico 7.6
Great submissions by McLellan
Round 1 Oct 10, 2013 vs Smith
Round 1 Jul 27, 2012 vs de Bruyn
Round 2 Oct 21, 2010 vs Henderson

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter McLellan 8.4
fighter Di Chirico 8.2
Fast finishes by McLellan
82 seconds Jul 27, 2012 vs de Bruyn
518 seconds Oct 21, 2010 vs Henderson
80 seconds May 30, 2009 vs Kruger
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
August 27, 2016UFC on Fox 21
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend McLellan
legend Di Chirico
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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