UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - St. Pierre vs Parisyan

2,455

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
St. Pierre

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
96% chance St. Pierre
WILL WIN

1,890

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Georges St. Pierre
Much harder to hit 9.7 vs 8.6 Around 15% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Better striker 9.3 vs 8.4 More than 10% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Much better takedown defense 10.0 vs 8.7 Around 15% better at avoiding being taken down
Much heavier hands 8.2 vs 6.8 More than 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Much stronger jaw 9.4 vs 8.1 More than 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly longer reach 193 cm vs 183 cm More than 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Significantly stronger takedown offense 10.0 vs 9.4 More than 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Puts up a fight 9.7 vs 8.7 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 9.5 vs 9.2 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Karo Parisyan
Better submission offense 7.8 vs 7.6 Almost the same
St. Pierre on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Parisyan’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Georges
St. Pierre
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? St. Pierre Parisyan
Significant Strikes94
St. Pierre's excellent striking offense will dominate Parisyan's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns5
St. Pierre's excellent takedown offense will dominate Parisyan's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Excellent
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
St. Pierre has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
St. Pierre is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
St. Pierre has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Parisyan on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against St. Pierre’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Karo
Parisyan
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Parisyan St. Pierre
Significant Strikes32
Parisyan's average striking offense won't be a factor against St. Pierre's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Parisyan's excellent takedown offense is matched by St. Pierre's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Excellent
Takedown ability
vs
Excellent
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Parisyan is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Parisyan is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Parisyan is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter St. Pierre 9.3
fighter Parisyan 8.4
Great striking by St. Pierre
101 strikes Nov 16, 2013 vs Hendricks
85 strikes Apr 30, 2011 vs Shields
45 strikes Nov 18, 2006 vs Hughes

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter St. Pierre 10.0
fighter Parisyan 9.4
Great takedowns by St. Pierre
3 takedowns Nov 16, 2013 vs Hendricks
7 takedowns Nov 17, 2012 vs Condit
2 takedowns Apr 30, 2011 vs Shields

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter St. Pierre 8.2
fighter Parisyan 6.8
Great knockouts by St. Pierre
Round 4 Jan 31, 2009 vs Penn
Round 2 Nov 18, 2006 vs Hughes
Round 2 Nov 19, 2005 vs Sherk

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter St. Pierre 7.6
fighter Parisyan 7.8
Great submissions by Parisyan
Round 2 Jul 10, 2010 vs Mortimer
Round 1 Apr 15, 2006 vs Thompson
Round 1 Sep 26, 2003 vs Strasser

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter St. Pierre 8.3
fighter Parisyan 8.2
Fast finishes by St. Pierre
594 seconds Dec 29, 2007 vs Hughes
385 seconds Nov 18, 2006 vs Hughes
473 seconds Nov 19, 2005 vs Sherk
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
January 31, 2004UFC 46
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
XR1 SUB
1,7761,831
1,8341,773
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend St. Pierre
legend Parisyan
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