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

2,050

CageRank

WINNER
Velasquez

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
73% chance Velasquez
WILL WIN

2,220

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Cain Velasquez
Significantly heavier hands 10.0 vs 8.9 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 9.3 vs 8.7 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission offense 6.7 vs 6.4 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Slightly stronger jaw 9.3 vs 9.1 Almost the same
Advantages for Alexander Volkov
Much taller 201 cm vs 185 cm Around 10% taller
Younger 29 years vs 35 years More than 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Slightly better submission defense 8.8 vs 8.6 Almost the same
Velasquez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Volkov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Cain
Velasquez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Velasquez has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Velasquez is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Velasquez is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Volkov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Velasquez’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
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Velasquez 10.0
fighter Volkov 8.9
Great knockouts by Velasquez
Round 5 Oct 19, 2013 vs dos Santos
Round 1 May 25, 2013 vs Silva
Round 1 Feb 20, 2010 vs Nogueira

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Velasquez 9.4
fighter Volkov 8.7
Fast finishes by Velasquez
1389 seconds Oct 19, 2013 vs dos Santos
81 seconds May 25, 2013 vs Silva
140 seconds Feb 20, 2010 vs Nogueira
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Velasquez
legend Volkov
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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