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

1,948

CageRank

WINNER
Zavurov

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
55% chance Zavurov
WILL WIN

1,984

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Shamil Zavurov
Much heavier hands 8.2 vs 6.9 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission defense 8.9 vs 8.6 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 9.2 Almost the same
Advantages for Alexander Yakovlev
Much heavier 169 lbs vs 155 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Much taller 185 cm vs 173 cm More than 5% taller
Much better submission offense 7.6 vs 6.3 More than 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger jaw 9.3 vs 9.1 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Zavurov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Yakovlev’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Shamil
Zavurov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Zavurov has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Zavurov is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Zavurov is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Yakovlev on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Zavurov’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
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Zavurov 8.2
fighter Yakovlev 6.9
Great knockouts by Zavurov
Round 1 Apr 20, 2013 vs Pachu
Round 2 Mar 05, 2011 vs Gallicchio
Round 4 Dec 10, 2010 vs Lloveras

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Zavurov 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 Zavurov 7.7
fighter Yakovlev 7.8
Fast finishes by Yakovlev
535 seconds Nov 20, 2011 vs Manuel Suarez
494 seconds Apr 28, 2011 vs Eckerlin
520 seconds Jan 22, 2011 vs Anghelou
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XX
XDEC
1,8801,933
1,8881,926
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Zavurov
legend Yakovlev
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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