UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Margarian vs Lobov

1,716

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Margarian

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
56% chance Margarian
WILL WIN

1,673

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Araik Margarian
Much better submission offense 7.7 vs 6.3 More than 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 7.6 vs 6.8 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Stronger jaw 8.9 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Artem Lobov
Much heavier hands 7.1 vs 6.4 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Puts up a fight 8.9 vs 8.5 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 8.8 vs 8.4 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Margarian on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Lobov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Araik
Margarian
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Margarian is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Margarian is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Margarian has a chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Below average
Scoring ability
Lobov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Margarian’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Artem
Lobov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Lobov is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Lobov is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Lobov 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 Margarian 6.4
fighter Lobov 7.1
Great knockouts by Lobov
Round 2 Dec 28, 2013 vs Svensson
Round 1 Jun 08, 2013 vs Green
Round 3 Jul 28, 2012 vs Walsh

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Margarian 7.7
fighter Lobov 6.3
Great submissions by Margarian
Round 2 Apr 27, 2013 vs Mesdari
Round 2 Jan 26, 2013 vs Mesdari
Round 1 May 28, 2011 vs Kuku

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Margarian 7.6
fighter Lobov 6.9
Fast finishes by Margarian
451 seconds Apr 27, 2013 vs Mesdari
456 seconds Jan 26, 2013 vs Mesdari
11 seconds Jun 19, 2010 vs Seghir
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 14, 2012PFC 4
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
DECX
1,6871,619
1,7271,579
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Margarian
legend Lobov
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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