UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Villante vs Latifi

1,854

CageRank

WINNER
Latifi

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
56% chance Latifi
WILL WIN

1,894

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Ilir Latifi
Significantly better submission offense 7.7 vs 6.8 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Harder to hit 8.5 vs 8.0 More than 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Fast finishes 8.4 vs 7.9 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Stronger takedown offense 8.5 vs 8.2 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Advantages for Gian Villante
Much taller 188 cm vs 173 cm Around 10% taller
Better striker 8.8 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Better takedown defense 8.8 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Longer reach 193 cm vs 187 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Stronger jaw 8.6 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier hands 7.9 vs 7.7 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Slightly better submission defense 8.8 vs 8.6 Almost the same
Slightly younger 32 years vs 34 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Latifi on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Villante’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ilir
Latifi
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Latifi Villante
Significant Strikes84
Latifi's average striking offense may be a factor against Villante's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Below average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Latifi's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Villante's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Latifi is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Latifi is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Latifi has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Villante on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Latifi’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Gian
Villante
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Villante Latifi
Significant Strikes82
Villante's good striking offense may be a factor against Latifi's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Villante's average takedown offense is matched by Latifi's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Villante has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Villante is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Villante has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Latifi 8.4
fighter Villante 8.8
Great striking by Villante
43 strikes Nov 16, 2013 vs Donovan
68 strikes May 19, 2012 vs Mehmen
18 strikes Jan 07, 2012 vs Smith

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Latifi 7.7
fighter Villante 7.9
Great knockouts by Villante
Round 2 Nov 16, 2013 vs Donovan
Round 1 Jan 07, 2012 vs Smith
Round 1 Nov 20, 2009 vs Donald Pereira

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Latifi 7.7
fighter Villante 6.8
Great submissions by Latifi
Round 1 Mar 23, 2012 vs Bogdanov
Round 1 May 22, 2009 vs Krbanjevic
Round 1 Feb 27, 2009 vs Pinho

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Latifi 8.5
fighter Villante 8.0
Fast finishes by Latifi
269 seconds Apr 10, 2010 vs Minonzio
103 seconds May 22, 2009 vs Krbanjevic
415 seconds Oct 25, 2008 vs Mihocka
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 5, 2016UFC 196
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Latifi
legend Villante
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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