UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Shapovalov vs Foupa-Pokam

1,565

CageRank

WINNER
Foupa-Pokam

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
83% chance Foupa-Pokam
WILL WIN

1,843

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Xavier Foupa-Pokam
Much heavier hands 7.9 vs 6.9 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 7.6 Around 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission defense 8.5 vs 7.3 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.7 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Advantages for Aleksey Shapovalov
Significantly better submission offense 7.3 vs 6.9 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Foupa-Pokam on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Shapovalov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Xavier
Foupa-Pokam
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Foupa-Pokam is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Foupa-Pokam is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Foupa-Pokam is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Shapovalov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Foupa-Pokam’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Aleksey
Shapovalov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Shapovalov is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Shapovalov is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Shapovalov is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Foupa-Pokam 8.0
fighter Shapovalov 6.9
Great knockouts by Foupa-Pokam
Round 1 Mar 29, 2013 vs Troyer
Round 2 May 24, 2008 vs Gambaryan
Round 1 Nov 09, 2003 vs Ewin

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Foupa-Pokam 6.9
fighter Shapovalov 7.3
Great submissions by Shapovalov
Round 1 Aug 05, 2011 vs Light
Round 0 Apr 30, 2010 vs Yakushev
Round 1 Oct 17, 2009 vs Gorunov

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Foupa-Pokam 7.9
fighter Shapovalov 7.7
Fast finishes by Foupa-Pokam
135 seconds Mar 29, 2013 vs Troyer
110 seconds Nov 29, 2008 vs Rudakov
545 seconds May 24, 2008 vs Gambaryan
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR1 KO
1,7361,825
1,6991,862
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Foupa-Pokam
legend Shapovalov
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