UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Volkov vs Struve

2,050

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Volkov

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
59% chance Volkov
WILL WIN

1,990

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Alexander Volkov
Heavier hands 8.9 vs 8.1 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Stronger jaw 9.1 vs 8.8 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Stefan Struve
Much better submission offense 8.0 vs 6.4 Around 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much taller 213 cm vs 201 cm More than 5% taller
Significantly heavier 264 lbs vs 239 lbs More than 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Volkov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Struve’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Alexander
Volkov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Volkov has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Volkov is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Volkov is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Struve on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Volkov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Stefan
Struve
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Struve has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Struve is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Struve is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Volkov 8.9
fighter Struve 8.1
Great knockouts by Volkov
Round 2 Nov 09, 2012 vs Kappke de Queiroz
Round 1 Nov 20, 2011 vs Abdulkerimov
Round 1 Aug 05, 2011 vs Karadjov

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Volkov 6.4
fighter Struve 8.0
Great submissions by Struve
Round 1 May 26, 2012 vs Johnson
Round 2 Oct 01, 2011 vs Barry
Round 1 Oct 24, 2009 vs Gormley

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Volkov 8.7
fighter Struve 8.8
Fast finishes by Struve
530 seconds Sep 29, 2012 vs Miocic
65 seconds May 26, 2012 vs Johnson
532 seconds Feb 15, 2012 vs Herman
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Volkov
legend Struve
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