UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Gustafsson vs Heikkola

2,153

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Gustafsson

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
99% chance Gustafsson
WILL WIN

1,341

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Alexander Gustafsson
Much heavier hands 8.9 vs 6.5 More than 35% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.9 vs 6.8 More than 30% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 9.5 vs 7.2 More than 30% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much stronger jaw 9.7 vs 7.8 Around 25% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Much better submission defense 8.5 vs 7.3 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Much better submission offense 7.3 vs 6.6 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Younger 31 years vs 37 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taller 193 cm vs 188 cm Around 5% taller
Advantages for Saku Heikkola
From what we can tell, Alexander Gustafsson dominates Saku Heikkola in every way.
Gustafsson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Heikkola’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Alexander
Gustafsson
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Gustafsson has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Gustafsson has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Gustafsson has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Heikkola on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Gustafsson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Saku
Heikkola
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Heikkola is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Heikkola is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Heikkola is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Gustafsson 9.0
fighter Heikkola 6.5
Great knockouts by Gustafsson
Round 1 Dec 30, 2011 vs Matyushenko
Round 2 Aug 06, 2011 vs Hamill
Round 1 Nov 14, 2009 vs Hamman

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Gustafsson 7.3
fighter Heikkola 6.6
Great submissions by Gustafsson
Round 1 Feb 27, 2011 vs Te-Huna
Round 2 Oct 16, 2010 vs Diabate
Round 2 Nov 17, 2007 vs Heikkola

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Gustafsson 8.9
fighter Heikkola 6.8
Fast finishes by Gustafsson
133 seconds Dec 30, 2011 vs Matyushenko
521 seconds Aug 06, 2011 vs Hamill
461 seconds Oct 16, 2010 vs Diabate
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R2 SUBX
XR2 KO
1,5001,500
1,5501,450
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Gustafsson
legend Heikkola
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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