UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Figueroa vs Sabala

1,726

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Figueroa

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
92% chance Figueroa
WILL WIN

1,301

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Anthony Figueroa
Much heavier hands 7.1 vs 6.1 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 8.2 vs 6.9 Around 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly fast finishes 6.8 vs 6.2 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better submission defense 7.8 vs 6.8 Around 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Stronger jaw 8.5 vs 8.3 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 165 cm vs 160 cm Around 5% taller
Slightly better submission offense 6.1 vs 6.0 Almost the same
Advantages for Pete Sabala
Heavier 144 lbs vs 125 lbs More than 15% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Figueroa on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Sabala’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anthony
Figueroa
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Figueroa is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Figueroa is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Figueroa has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Sabala on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Figueroa’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Pete
Sabala
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Sabala is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Sabala is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Sabala 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 Figueroa 7.1
fighter Sabala 6.1
Great knockouts by Figueroa
Round 2 Sep 15, 2012 vs Lux
Round 2 Oct 22, 2010 vs Bittner
Round 1 Sep 29, 2007 vs Linares

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Figueroa 6.8
fighter Sabala 6.2
Fast finishes by Figueroa
348 seconds Sep 15, 2012 vs Lux
300 seconds Oct 22, 2010 vs Bittner
129 seconds Sep 29, 2007 vs Linares
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
R2 SUBX
1,5901,444
1,6201,414
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Figueroa
legend Sabala
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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