UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Perosh vs Diabate

1,871

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Perosh

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
59% chance Perosh
WILL WIN

1,806

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Anthony Perosh
Much better takedown defense 9.0 vs 7.4 More than 20% better at avoiding being taken down
Significantly better submission defense 8.9 vs 7.7 More than 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly fast finishes 8.7 vs 8.1 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier hands 8.0 vs 7.3 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission offense 7.9 vs 7.5 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Slightly stronger takedown offense 8.2 vs 8.1 Almost the same
Advantages for Cyrille Diabate
Much harder to hit 9.0 vs 8.2 Around 10% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Much longer reach 206 cm vs 191 cm Around 10% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Significantly stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.0 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
A lot taller 198 cm vs 191 cm Around 5% taller
Slightly younger 44 years vs 46 years Around 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Perosh on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Diabate’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anthony
Perosh
In 8:34, how much damage will he do? Perosh Diabate
Significant Strikes28
Perosh's average striking offense won't be a factor against Diabate's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 77 Significant Strikes in 8:34
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Perosh's average takedown offense may be a factor against Diabate's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 8:34
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Below average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Perosh is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Perosh has a chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Perosh is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Diabate on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Perosh’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Cyrille
Diabate
In 8:34, how much damage will he do? Diabate Perosh
Significant Strikes44
Diabate's average striking offense may be a factor against Perosh's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 77 Significant Strikes in 8:34
Average
Striking
vs
Below average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Diabate's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Perosh's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 5 Takedowns in 8:34
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Diabate is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Diabate is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Diabate is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Perosh 8.4
fighter Diabate 8.4
Great striking by Diabate
6 strikes Nov 17, 2012 vs Griggs
146 strikes Mar 03, 2011 vs Cantwell
17 strikes May 29, 2010 vs Cane

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Perosh 8.2
fighter Diabate 8.1
Great takedowns by Perosh
2 takedowns Mar 03, 2012 vs Penner
2 takedowns Nov 05, 2011 vs Diabate
1 takedown Feb 27, 2011 vs Blackledge

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Perosh 8.0
fighter Diabate 7.3
Great knockouts by Perosh
Round 1 Aug 03, 2013 vs Magalhaes
Round 1 Mar 03, 2012 vs Penner
Round 1 May 22, 2009 vs Carey

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Perosh 7.9
fighter Diabate 7.5
Great submissions by Perosh
Round 2 Nov 05, 2011 vs Diabate
Round 1 Feb 27, 2011 vs Blackledge
Round 1 Nov 29, 2003 vs Hemara

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Perosh 8.7
fighter Diabate 8.1
Fast finishes by Perosh
14 seconds Aug 03, 2013 vs Magalhaes
299 seconds Mar 03, 2012 vs Penner
489 seconds Nov 05, 2011 vs Diabate
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 5, 2011UFC 138
team
VS
team
R2 SUBX
XR2 KO
1,7531,905
1,8241,834
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Perosh
legend Diabate
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