UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Yakovlev vs Daley

1,948

CageRank

WINNER
Daley

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
60% chance Daley
WILL WIN

2,017

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Paul Daley
Much heavier hands 9.5 vs 6.9 Around 40% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly fast finishes 8.7 vs 7.8 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 9.4 vs 8.6 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 9.2 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Heavier 170 lbs vs 169 lbs Almost the same
Advantages for Alexander Yakovlev
Much better submission offense 7.6 vs 6.3 More than 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much taller 185 cm vs 175 cm More than 5% taller
Younger 33 years vs 35 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Daley on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Yakovlev’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Paul
Daley
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Daley has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Daley is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Daley is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Yakovlev on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Daley’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Alexander
Yakovlev
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Yakovlev is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Yakovlev is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Yakovlev is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Daley 9.5
fighter Yakovlev 6.9
Great knockouts by Daley
Round 1 Jan 02, 2010 vs Hazelett
Round 1 Sep 19, 2009 vs Kampmann
Round 2 Dec 05, 2008 vs Alessio

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Daley 6.3
fighter Yakovlev 7.6
Great submissions by Yakovlev
Round 2 Apr 28, 2011 vs Eckerlin
Round 2 Jan 22, 2011 vs Anghelou
Round 2 Nov 30, 2007 vs Kokoev

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Daley 8.8
fighter Yakovlev 7.8
Fast finishes by Daley
144 seconds Jan 02, 2010 vs Hazelett
151 seconds Sep 19, 2009 vs Kampmann
438 seconds Dec 05, 2008 vs Alessio
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
XR1 KO
1,9172,060
1,9861,991
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Daley
legend Yakovlev
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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