UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Asker vs Smoliakov

1,644

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Asker

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
51% chance Asker
WILL WIN

1,636

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Cyril Asker
Stronger jaw 8.1 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 7.9 vs 7.6 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission offense 7.5 vs 7.3 Almost the same
Younger 31 years vs 34 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Dmitry Smoliakov
Much heavier hands 7.9 vs 7.1 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.0 vs 7.6 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Taller 188 cm vs 183 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission defense 7.6 vs 7.4 Almost the same
Slightly heavier 256 lbs vs 247 lbs Around 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Asker on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Smoliakov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Cyril
Asker
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Asker has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Asker has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Asker has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Smoliakov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Asker’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dmitry
Smoliakov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Smoliakov has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Smoliakov has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Smoliakov 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 Asker 7.1
fighter Smoliakov 7.9
Great knockouts by Smoliakov
Round 1 Dec 27, 2014 vs Pecoraro
Round 1 Jul 27, 2013 vs Smirnov
Round 1 Jul 12, 2013 vs Stepanov

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Asker 7.5
fighter Smoliakov 7.3
Great submissions by Asker
Round 1 Oct 03, 2015 vs van Zyl
Round 1 Oct 06, 2013 vs Buchmueller
Round 2 Jan 31, 2010 vs Moulton

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Asker 7.6
fighter Smoliakov 8.0
Fast finishes by Smoliakov
217 seconds Jul 27, 2013 vs Smirnov
56 seconds Jul 12, 2013 vs Stepanov
187 seconds Feb 03, 2013 vs Louis Digonal
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
January 15, 2017UFC Fight Night 103
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Asker
legend Smoliakov
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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