UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Sosnovskiy vs Vakhaev

1,804

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Sosnovskiy

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
90% chance Sosnovskiy
WILL WIN

1,431

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Dmitriy Sosnovskiy
Fast finishes 8.3 vs 7.1 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much stronger jaw 8.4 vs 7.0 Around 20% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 7.2 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly heavier hands 7.8 vs 7.2 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better submission defense 7.9 vs 7.2 More than 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better submission offense 7.1 vs 6.8 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 191 cm vs 183 cm Around 5% taller
Advantages for Mukhomad Vakhaev
Slightly heavier 248 lbs vs 239 lbs Around 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Sosnovskiy on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Vakhaev’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dmitriy
Sosnovskiy
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Sosnovskiy has a chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Sosnovskiy has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Sosnovskiy is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Vakhaev on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Sosnovskiy’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mukhomad
Vakhaev
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Vakhaev is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Vakhaev is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Vakhaev is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Sosnovskiy 7.8
fighter Vakhaev 7.2
Great knockouts by Sosnovskiy
Round 1 Jan 25, 2014 vs Emelianenko
Round 1 Nov 10, 2012 vs Pojer
Round 1 Oct 13, 2012 vs Shcherbakov

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Sosnovskiy 7.2
fighter Vakhaev 6.8
Great submissions by Sosnovskiy
Round 1 Oct 16, 2013 vs Vakhaev
Round 1 May 10, 2013 vs Otto

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Sosnovskiy 8.3
fighter Vakhaev 7.1
Fast finishes by Sosnovskiy
103 seconds Jan 25, 2014 vs Emelianenko
95 seconds May 10, 2013 vs Otto
37 seconds Nov 10, 2012 vs Pojer
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
October 16, 2013ProFC - ProFC 50
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
R2 KOX
1,7021,497
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Sosnovskiy
legend Vakhaev
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