UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Nichols vs Markos

1,470

CageRank

WINNER
Markos

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
79% chance Markos
WILL WIN

1,705

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Randa Markos
Much better submission defense 8.2 vs 6.8 More than 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 6.9 More than 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much stronger jaw 8.3 vs 7.3 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission offense 7.7 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 7.5 vs 7.4 Almost the same
Advantages for Ashley Nichols
Significantly heavier hands 7.4 vs 6.7 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 170 cm vs 165 cm Around 5% taller
Markos on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Nichols’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Randa
Markos
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Markos is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Markos has a very good chance of winning by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Below average
Resistance
Decision
Markos has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Nichols on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Markos’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ashley
Nichols
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Nichols is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Nichols is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Nichols has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Markos 6.7
fighter Nichols 7.4
Great knockouts by Nichols
Round 1 Jun 16, 2017 vs Eeckhout
Round 1 Jan 13, 2017 vs Letourneau

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Markos 7.7
fighter Nichols 7.3
Great submissions by Markos
Round 1 Mar 28, 2013 vs Nichols
Round 2 Nov 17, 2012 vs Jones
Round 2 Aug 28, 2010 vs Booth

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Markos 7.5
fighter Nichols 7.4
Fast finishes by Markos
186 seconds Mar 28, 2013 vs Nichols
494 seconds Nov 17, 2012 vs Jones
391 seconds Aug 28, 2010 vs Booth
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 28, 2013Wreck MMA - 2.0
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR2 SUB
1,5001,651
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Markos
legend Nichols
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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