UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Esparza vs Ansaroff

1,821

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Esparza

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
66% chance Esparza
WILL WIN

1,705

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Carla Esparza
Significantly better submission offense 7.2 vs 6.7 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better submission defense 8.4 vs 7.8 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.5 vs 8.0 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Slightly younger 30 years vs 32 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Nina Ansaroff
Significantly heavier hands 8.1 vs 7.6 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 165 cm vs 155 cm More than 5% taller
Stronger jaw 8.4 vs 8.2 Almost the same
Esparza on the attack Our prediction about how she’ll perform against Ansaroff’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Carla
Esparza
If she wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Esparza is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Esparza has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Esparza is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Ansaroff on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Esparza’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Nina
Ansaroff
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ansaroff has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Ansaroff is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Ansaroff is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Esparza 7.6
fighter Ansaroff 8.1
Great knockouts by Ansaroff
Round 2 Dec 07, 2013 vs Holland
Round 2 Mar 01, 2013 vs Clark
Round 1 Nov 24, 2012 vs Doerner

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Esparza 7.2
fighter Ansaroff 6.7
Great submissions by Esparza
Round 1 Apr 15, 2011 vs Anzaldua
Round 2 Jul 16, 2010 vs Schuckman
Round 2 Apr 18, 2010 vs Hallinan

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Esparza 7.7
fighter Ansaroff 7.6
Fast finishes by Esparza
173 seconds Oct 06, 2012 vs Alvarez
568 seconds Jul 28, 2012 vs Schneider
457 seconds Jul 16, 2010 vs Schuckman
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
R2 SUBX
1,6431,622
1,6901,575
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Esparza
legend Ansaroff
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