UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Ivanov vs Jones

1,926

CageRank

WINNER
Jones

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
93% chance Jones
WILL WIN

2,377

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jon Jones
Much heavier hands 8.5 vs 7.6 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better submission defense 8.8 vs 7.8 Around 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.6 vs 8.7 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly fast finishes 8.9 vs 8.4 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly stronger jaw 9.7 vs 8.9 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
A lot taller 193 cm vs 180 cm More than 5% taller
Advantages for Blagoy Ivanov
Significantly heavier 250 lbs vs 205 lbs More than 20% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Better submission offense 8.3 vs 8.2 Almost the same
Jones on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ivanov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jon
Jones
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Jones has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Jones has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Jones has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Ivanov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Jones’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Blagoy
Ivanov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ivanov is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Ivanov has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Ivanov 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 Jones 8.6
fighter Ivanov 7.6
Great knockouts by Jones
Round 1 Apr 27, 2013 vs Sonnen
Round 3 Mar 19, 2011 vs Rua
Round 1 Aug 01, 2010 vs Matyushenko

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Jones 8.2
fighter Ivanov 8.3
Great submissions by Ivanov
Round 1 Nov 22, 2013 vs Bell
Round 2 Oct 01, 2011 vs Jensen
Round 1 Oct 09, 2010 vs Zahariev

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Jones 8.9
fighter Ivanov 8.4
Fast finishes by Jones
273 seconds Apr 27, 2013 vs Sonnen
974 seconds Sep 24, 2011 vs Jackson
757 seconds Mar 19, 2011 vs Rua
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Jones
legend Ivanov
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Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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