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

1,634

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Mokhtarian

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
70% chance Mokhtarian
WILL WIN

1,489

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Ashkan Mokhtarian
Much heavier hands 7.9 vs 6.9 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly fast finishes 7.7 vs 7.2 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 7.6 vs 7.1 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 7.6 vs 7.1 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Sebastian Taylor
Slightly heavier 134 lbs vs 125 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Mokhtarian on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Taylor’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ashkan
Mokhtarian
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Mokhtarian has a chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Mokhtarian has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Mokhtarian is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Taylor on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Mokhtarian’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Sebastian
Taylor
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Taylor is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Taylor has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Taylor is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Mokhtarian 7.9
fighter Taylor 6.9
Great knockouts by Mokhtarian
Round 1 Oct 10, 2015 vs Karst
Round 2 Apr 05, 2014 vs Taylor
Round 1 Feb 21, 2014 vs Browning

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Mokhtarian 7.3
fighter Taylor 7.2
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 Mokhtarian 7.7
fighter Taylor 7.2
Fast finishes by Mokhtarian
198 seconds Oct 10, 2015 vs Karst
356 seconds Apr 05, 2014 vs Taylor
278 seconds Aug 30, 2013 vs Magid
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
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R2 KOX
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Mokhtarian
legend Taylor
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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