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CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Ibrahim vs Boetsch

1,463

CageRank

WINNER
Boetsch

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
95% chance Boetsch
WILL WIN

1,989

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Tim Boetsch
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 7.1 More than 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 6.8 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 7.6 vs 6.6 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Much better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.4 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much stronger jaw 8.8 vs 7.8 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly better submission defense 8.5 vs 7.4 Around 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Hazem Ibrahim
Heavier 205 lbs vs 184 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Boetsch on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ibrahim’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Tim
Boetsch
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Boetsch has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Boetsch has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Boetsch has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Ibrahim on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Boetsch’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Hazem
Ibrahim
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ibrahim is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Ibrahim is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Ibrahim is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Boetsch 7.6
fighter Ibrahim 6.6
Great knockouts by Boetsch
Round 3 Feb 26, 2012 vs Okami
Round 1 Sep 06, 2008 vs Patt
Round 1 Feb 02, 2008 vs Heath

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Boetsch 7.4
fighter Ibrahim 6.5
Great submissions by Boetsch
Round 2 Jan 16, 2010 vs Sylvester Lindsey
Round 2 Aug 15, 2009 vs Stark
Round 2 Jul 28, 2007 vs Barrett

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Boetsch 7.8
fighter Ibrahim 6.8
Fast finishes by Boetsch
654 seconds Feb 26, 2012 vs Okami
65 seconds Apr 03, 2010 vs Shaner
123 seconds Sep 06, 2008 vs Patt
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR2 KO
1,4901,604
1,4561,638
November 18, 2006RF 14 - Fall Brawl
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
XR2 SUB
1,5381,557
1,4901,604
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Boetsch
legend Ibrahim
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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