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

1,854

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Villante

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
66% chance Villante
WILL WIN

1,740

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Gian Villante
Significantly better submission defense 8.8 vs 7.8 Around 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 8.1 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.6 vs 8.1 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 188 cm vs 185 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Saparbek Safarov
Fast finishes 8.6 vs 7.9 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 8.7 vs 7.9 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission offense 7.0 vs 6.8 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Villante on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Safarov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Gian
Villante
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
Average
Resistance
Decision
Villante has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Safarov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Villante’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Saparbek
Safarov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Safarov has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Safarov is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Safarov is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Villante 7.9
fighter Safarov 8.7
Great knockouts by Safarov
Round 1 Dec 24, 2011 vs Sliusarchuk
Round 1 Apr 01, 2011 vs Mallebranche
Round 1 Nov 20, 2010 vs Mirzakhanov

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Villante 6.8
fighter Safarov 7.0
Great submissions by Safarov
Round 1 Sep 07, 2014 vs Kukhalashvili
Round 1 Feb 12, 2011 vs Klepikov

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Villante 8.0
fighter Safarov 8.6
Fast finishes by Safarov
4 seconds Apr 01, 2011 vs Mallebranche
78 seconds Feb 12, 2011 vs Klepikov
49 seconds Nov 20, 2010 vs Mirzakhanov
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
December 9, 2016UFC Fight Night 102
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Villante
legend Safarov
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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