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

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WINNER
Hirota

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
62% chance Hirota
WILL WIN

1,908

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WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Mizuto Hirota
Significantly better submission defense 9.0 vs 7.9 Around 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 8.1 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 8.9 vs 8.0 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Taller 170 cm vs 168 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Alexander Volkanovski
Much better submission offense 7.6 vs 6.3 More than 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier hands 8.1 vs 7.8 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Hirota on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Volkanovski’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mizuto
Hirota
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hirota has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Hirota is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Hirota has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Volkanovski on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hirota’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Alexander
Volkanovski
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Volkanovski has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Volkanovski is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Volkanovski has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Hirota 7.8
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 Hirota 6.3
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 Hirota 7.8
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
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
June 10, 2017UFC Fight Night 110
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Hirota
legend Volkanovski
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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