UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Bibulatov vs Sasaki

1,787

CageRank

WINNER
Sasaki

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
71% chance Sasaki
WILL WIN

1,946

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Yuta Sasaki
Fast finishes 8.6 vs 7.7 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
A lot taller 178 cm vs 165 cm Around 10% taller
Significantly stronger jaw 8.8 vs 8.1 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.9 vs 8.2 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better submission offense 8.1 vs 7.7 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier hands 7.0 vs 6.6 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission defense 8.5 vs 8.0 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Slightly younger 28 years vs 30 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Magomed Bibulatov
From what we can tell, Yuta Sasaki dominates Magomed Bibulatov in every way.
Sasaki on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bibulatov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Yuta
Sasaki
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Sasaki is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Sasaki has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Sasaki is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Bibulatov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Sasaki’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Magomed
Bibulatov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bibulatov is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Bibulatov is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Bibulatov is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Sasaki 7.0
fighter Bibulatov 6.6
Great knockouts by Sasaki
Round 1 May 25, 2014 vs Gi Hong
Round 1 Jul 27, 2013 vs Yamamoto

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Sasaki 8.2
fighter Bibulatov 7.7
Great submissions by Sasaki
Round 1 Jan 13, 2014 vs Fujiwara
Round 1 Oct 05, 2013 vs Do Park
Round 1 Jun 30, 2012 vs Matsumoto

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Sasaki 8.6
fighter Bibulatov 7.7
Fast finishes by Sasaki
275 seconds Jan 13, 2014 vs Fujiwara
11 seconds Jul 27, 2013 vs Yamamoto
42 seconds Jun 30, 2012 vs Matsumoto
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Sasaki
legend Bibulatov
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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