UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Volkanovski vs Yachi

1,821

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WINNER
Yachi

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
61% chance Yachi
WILL WIN

1,900

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WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Yusuke Yachi
Significantly better submission defense 8.6 vs 7.9 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Taller 175 cm vs 168 cm Around 5% taller
Stronger jaw 8.2 vs 8.0 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 8.1 Almost the same
Slightly younger 28 years vs 30 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Alexander Volkanovski
Much heavier hands 8.1 vs 6.6 Around 25% better at knocking out good defenders
Much better submission offense 7.6 vs 6.6 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.1 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Yachi on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Volkanovski’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Yusuke
Yachi
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Yachi is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Yachi is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Yachi has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Volkanovski on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Yachi’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Alexander
Volkanovski
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Volkanovski has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Volkanovski is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Volkanovski 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 Yachi 6.6
fighter Volkanovski 8.2
Great knockouts by Volkanovski
Round 1 Jun 14, 2015 vs Bishop
Round 3 Dec 14, 2013 vs Catubig
Round 4 Apr 06, 2013 vs Zafir

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Yachi 6.6
fighter Volkanovski 7.6
Great submissions by Volkanovski
Round 4 Dec 04, 2015 vs Yachi
Round 1 Jul 26, 2014 vs Bradney
Round 1 Feb 01, 2014 vs Atzori

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Yachi 7.1
fighter Volkanovski 7.9
Fast finishes by Volkanovski
1123 seconds Dec 04, 2015 vs Yachi
879 seconds Dec 14, 2013 vs Catubig
1039 seconds Apr 06, 2013 vs Zafir
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Yachi
legend Volkanovski
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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