CompuStrike Preview: Rashad in stand-up, Ortiz on the groundPosted on August 6, 2011, 06:44 AM by Anton Gurevich
CompuStrike statistics reveal that Ortiz's main strength will be on the ground, where he's much more aggressive than Evans. Ortiz landed twice as much strikes, and attempted 4 submissions (over the last 15 fights). However, Rashad Evans is more effective with his takedowns, and is much better in getting himself into dominant position. Striking is all Evans; "Suga" thrown 63 arm strikes, landing 22 (12 Power strikes), comparing to Ortiz''s 11 out of 33 (6 power strikes).
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Evans was successful on 44 of 68 takedown attempts (65%- an average of 6 td attempts per fight)
Ortiz's is on the feet slightly more than on the ground. Standing: 93:42 - Ground: 87:14
Ortiz's opponents were successful on 13 of 21 takedown attempts (62%- Hamill was 3 of 3 vs. Ortiz. Hamill was 0 for 16 vs. Rampage)