UFC fight predictions and analysis
Upcoming:
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Popov vs Claveau

1,583

CageRank

WINNER
Claveau

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
61% chance Claveau
WILL WIN

1,663

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Steve Claveau
Much stronger jaw 8.4 vs 7.1 More than 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly better submission offense 8.2 vs 7.6 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 7.5 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Alex Popov
Much heavier hands 7.1 vs 6.3 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.0 vs 7.8 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Slightly heavier 153 lbs vs 144 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Claveau on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Popov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Steve
Claveau
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Claveau is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Claveau has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Claveau is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Popov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Claveau’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Alex
Popov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Popov is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Popov has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Popov is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Claveau 6.3
fighter Popov 7.2
Great knockouts by Popov
Round 1 May 13, 2011 vs Hrycyshyn

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Claveau 8.2
fighter Popov 7.6
Great submissions by Claveau
Round 3 Nov 08, 2008 vs MacKay
Round 1 Jun 21, 2008 vs Manderson
Round 1 Feb 09, 2007 vs St. Louis

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Claveau 7.8
fighter Popov 8.0
Fast finishes by Popov
69 seconds Nov 25, 2011 vs Constant
59 seconds May 13, 2011 vs Hrycyshyn
290 seconds Sep 09, 2006 vs Claveau
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
September 9, 2006UCW 5
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
DECX
1,5001,498
1,5501,448
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Claveau
legend Popov
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
comments powered by Disqus