UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Mokhtarian vs Benoit

1,634

CageRank

WINNER
Benoit

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
57% chance Benoit
WILL WIN

1,686

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Ryan Benoit
Significantly fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.7 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Stronger jaw 8.2 vs 7.6 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier hands 8.3 vs 7.9 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 8.2 vs 7.6 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Younger 29 years vs 33 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission defense 7.8 vs 7.6 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Ashkan Mokhtarian
Significantly better submission offense 7.3 vs 6.8 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Slightly taller 168 cm vs 165 cm Almost the same
Benoit on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Mokhtarian’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ryan
Benoit
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Benoit has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Benoit is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Benoit is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Mokhtarian on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Benoit’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ashkan
Mokhtarian
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Mokhtarian has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Mokhtarian has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Mokhtarian 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 Benoit 8.3
fighter Mokhtarian 7.9
Great knockouts by Benoit
Round 1 Oct 11, 2013 vs Fuller
Round 1 Dec 14, 2012 vs Sandoval
Round 2 Aug 29, 2009 vs Sylvester

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Benoit 6.8
fighter Mokhtarian 7.3
Great submissions by Mokhtarian
Round 1 Aug 30, 2013 vs Magid
Round 2 Mar 16, 2013 vs Sutton
Round 1 Dec 01, 2011 vs Lankester

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Benoit 8.1
fighter Mokhtarian 7.7
Fast finishes by Benoit
62 seconds Dec 14, 2012 vs Sandoval
172 seconds May 11, 2012 vs Williams
461 seconds Aug 29, 2009 vs Sylvester
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 18, 2017UFC Fight Night 121
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Benoit
legend Mokhtarian
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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