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

1,644

CageRank

WINNER
Sasaki

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
85% chance Sasaki
WILL WIN

1,946

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Yuta Sasaki
Fast finishes 8.6 vs 7.1 More than 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission offense 8.1 vs 6.8 More than 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much taller 178 cm vs 168 cm More than 5% taller
Significantly younger 27 years vs 35 years Around 25% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Keisuke Fujiwara
Much heavier 134 lbs vs 125 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Better submission defense 8.9 vs 8.5 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Sasaki on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Fujiwara’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
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Sasaki has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Sasaki has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Fujiwara on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Sasaki’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Keisuke
Fujiwara
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Fujiwara is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Fujiwara is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Fujiwara is unlikely to win by decision
Average
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 Fujiwara 7.1
Great knockouts by Fujiwara
Round 2 Jul 16, 2012 vs Ito
Round 2 Apr 18, 2010 vs Sugita
Round 2 Nov 23, 2008 vs Shimizu

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Sasaki 8.2
fighter Fujiwara 6.8
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 Fujiwara 7.1
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
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
January 13, 2014Shooto - 1st Round 2014
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XDEC
1,7261,887
1,6971,916
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Sasaki
legend Fujiwara
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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