UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Sanchez vs Parisyan

2,047

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Sanchez

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
71% chance Sanchez
WILL WIN

1,890

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Diego Sanchez
Much stronger jaw 9.3 vs 8.1 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.9 vs 8.7 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly heavier hands 7.3 vs 6.8 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Better striker 8.7 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Better takedown defense 9.2 vs 8.7 Around 5% better at avoiding being taken down
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
Significantly stronger takedown offense 9.4 vs 8.5 Around 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Significantly fast finishes 8.2 vs 7.7 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better submission offense 7.8 vs 7.3 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier 169 lbs vs 155 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Sanchez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Parisyan’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Diego
Sanchez
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Sanchez Parisyan
Significant Strikes77
Sanchez's good striking offense may be a factor against Parisyan's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Sanchez's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Parisyan'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
Sanchez is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Sanchez is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Sanchez 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 Sanchez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Karo
Parisyan
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Parisyan Sanchez
Significant Strikes68
Parisyan's average striking offense is matched by Sanchez's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Parisyan's excellent takedown offense is matched by Sanchez'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 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 Sanchez 8.7
fighter Parisyan 8.4
Great striking by Sanchez
65 strikes Mar 03, 2013 vs Gomi
51 strikes Mar 03, 2011 vs Kampmann
66 strikes Aug 17, 2006 vs Parisyan

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Sanchez 8.5
fighter Parisyan 9.4
Great takedowns by Parisyan
2 takedowns May 26, 2007 vs Burkman
3 takedowns Dec 13, 2006 vs Fickett
2 takedowns Apr 15, 2006 vs Thompson

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Sanchez 7.3
fighter Parisyan 6.8
Great knockouts by Sanchez
Round 3 Jun 21, 2008 vs Fioravanti
Round 1 Dec 13, 2006 vs Riggs
Round 1 Apr 09, 2005 vs Florian

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Sanchez 7.3
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 Sanchez 7.7
fighter Parisyan 8.2
Fast finishes by Parisyan
558 seconds Jul 10, 2010 vs Mortimer
284 seconds Apr 15, 2006 vs Thompson
232 seconds Sep 26, 2003 vs Strasser
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
August 17, 2006UFC Fight Night 6
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
XDEC
2,0032,012
2,0541,960
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Sanchez
legend Parisyan
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