UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Blachowicz vs Krylov

2,037

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Blachowicz

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
80% chance Blachowicz
WILL WIN

1,800

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jan Blachowicz
Much better submission offense 8.0 vs 6.9 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 8.4 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better submission defense 8.5 vs 7.8 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Nikita Krylov
Much heavier hands 8.2 vs 7.2 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Much longer winning streak 9 fights vs 4 fights 2.2x longer winning streak; has momentum coming into a fight
Significantly fast finishes 8.6 vs 8.1 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly younger 26 years vs 35 years More than 25% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Slightly taller 191 cm vs 188 cm Almost the same
Blachowicz on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Krylov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jan
Blachowicz
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Blachowicz is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Blachowicz has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Blachowicz has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Krylov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Blachowicz’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Nikita
Krylov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Krylov has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Krylov is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Krylov is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Blachowicz 7.2
fighter Krylov 8.2
Great knockouts by Krylov
Round 1 Jan 25, 2014 vs Harris
Round 1 Apr 09, 2013 vs Tampu
Round 1 Jan 19, 2013 vs Sarkarboev

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Blachowicz 8.0
fighter Krylov 6.9
Great submissions by Blachowicz
Round 2 May 21, 2011 vs Valtonen
Round 2 Dec 12, 2008 vs Perak
Round 2 Sep 13, 2008 vs M'Pumbu

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Blachowicz 8.1
fighter Krylov 8.6
Fast finishes by Krylov
25 seconds Jan 25, 2014 vs Harris
267 seconds Apr 09, 2013 vs Tampu
49 seconds Jan 19, 2013 vs Sarkarboev
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Blachowicz
legend Krylov
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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