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

1,926

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Ivanov

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
93% chance Ivanov
WILL WIN

1,488

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Blagoy Ivanov
Much better submission offense 8.3 vs 6.5 More than 25% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 7.4 Around 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly fast finishes 8.4 vs 7.4 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly stronger jaw 8.9 vs 7.9 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Younger 31 years vs 35 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Heavier hands 7.6 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission defense 7.8 vs 7.5 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Zak Jensen
Much taller 196 cm vs 180 cm Around 10% taller
Heavier 262 lbs vs 250 lbs Around 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Ivanov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Jensen’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Blagoy
Ivanov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ivanov has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
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
Jensen on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ivanov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Zak
Jensen
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Jensen is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Jensen is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Jensen 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 Jensen 7.3
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 Jensen 6.5
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 Jensen 7.4
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 1, 2011Bellator 52
team
VS
team
R2 SUBX
R2 KOX
1,7711,608
1,7991,580
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Ivanov
legend Jensen
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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