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

1,926

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Ivanov

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
86% chance Ivanov
WILL WIN

1,606

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Blagoy Ivanov
Much heavier 250 lbs vs 209 lbs Around 20% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Much better submission offense 8.3 vs 7.0 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger jaw 8.9 vs 8.2 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 7.9 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Fast finishes 8.4 vs 8.0 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier hands 7.6 vs 7.4 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Advantages for Svetoslav Zahariev
From what we can tell, Blagoy Ivanov dominates Svetoslav Zahariev in every way.
Ivanov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Zahariev’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
Good
Jaw
Submission
Ivanov has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Ivanov is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Zahariev on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ivanov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Svetoslav
Zahariev
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Zahariev is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Zahariev has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Zahariev is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Ivanov 7.6
fighter Zahariev 7.4
Great knockouts by Ivanov
Round 3 Dec 24, 2011 vs Rodriguez
Round 1 Mar 26, 2011 vs Penn
Round 1 Oct 13, 2007 vs Georgiev

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Ivanov 8.3
fighter Zahariev 7.0
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 Ivanov 8.4
fighter Zahariev 8.0
Fast finishes by Ivanov
813 seconds Dec 24, 2011 vs Rodriguez
178 seconds Mar 26, 2011 vs Penn
213 seconds Oct 09, 2010 vs Zahariev
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
October 9, 2010RPC 9
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
R1 KOX
1,6781,670
1,7271,621
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Ivanov
legend Zahariev
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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