UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Safarov vs Klepikov

1,740

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Safarov

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
72% chance Safarov
WILL WIN

1,573

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Saparbek Safarov
Much heavier hands 8.7 vs 7.0 Around 25% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.6 vs 7.9 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 8.1 vs 7.6 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 7.8 vs 7.6 Almost the same
Advantages for Vasily Klepikov
Better submission offense 7.1 vs 7.0 Almost the same
Slightly younger 29 years vs 31 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Safarov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Klepikov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Saparbek
Safarov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Safarov has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Safarov has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Safarov is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Klepikov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Safarov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Vasily
Klepikov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Klepikov is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Klepikov has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Klepikov is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Safarov 8.7
fighter Klepikov 7.0
Great knockouts by Safarov
Round 1 Dec 24, 2011 vs Sliusarchuk
Round 1 Apr 01, 2011 vs Mallebranche
Round 1 Nov 20, 2010 vs Mirzakhanov

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Safarov 7.0
fighter Klepikov 7.1
Great submissions by Klepikov
Round 1 Dec 22, 2012 vs Kornilov
Round 1 Feb 21, 2012 vs Kakhlon
Round 1 Sep 15, 2011 vs Garkusha

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Safarov 8.6
fighter Klepikov 7.9
Fast finishes by Safarov
4 seconds Apr 01, 2011 vs Mallebranche
78 seconds Feb 12, 2011 vs Klepikov
49 seconds Nov 20, 2010 vs Mirzakhanov
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
XR2 KO
1,5621,580
1,6141,528
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Safarov
legend Klepikov
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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