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

2,050

CageRank

WINNER
Werdum

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
69% chance Werdum
WILL WIN

2,192

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Fabricio Werdum
Much better submission offense 8.5 vs 6.4 Around 35% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 10.0 vs 9.1 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 9.4 vs 8.8 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Stronger jaw 9.5 vs 9.1 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 9.0 vs 8.7 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Advantages for Alexander Volkov
Significantly younger 29 years vs 41 years Around 30% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Significantly heavier hands 8.9 vs 7.9 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
A lot taller 201 cm vs 193 cm Around 5% taller
Werdum on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Volkov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Fabricio
Werdum
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Werdum is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Werdum has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Werdum is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Volkov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Werdum’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 has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Werdum 7.9
fighter Volkov 8.9
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 Werdum 8.5
fighter Volkov 6.4
Great submissions by Werdum
Round 2 Jun 08, 2013 vs Nogueira
Round 1 Jun 26, 2010 vs Emelianenko
Round 2 May 05, 2006 vs Overeem

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Werdum 9.0
fighter Volkov 8.7
Fast finishes by Werdum
461 seconds Jun 08, 2013 vs Nogueira
148 seconds Jun 23, 2012 vs Russow
69 seconds Jun 26, 2010 vs Emelianenko
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 17, 2018UFC Fight Night 127
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Werdum
legend Volkov
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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