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

1,586

CageRank

WINNER
Safarov

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
71% chance Safarov
WILL WIN

1,740

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Saparbek Safarov
Fast finishes 8.6 vs 7.3 Around 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 8.7 vs 7.5 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better submission offense 7.0 vs 6.4 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Longer winning streak 6 fights vs 4 fights 50% longer winning streak; has momentum coming into a fight
Stronger jaw 8.1 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.1 vs 7.5 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Igor Sliusarchuk
Better submission defense 8.3 vs 7.8 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Younger 28 years vs 31 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taller 188 cm vs 185 cm Almost the same
Safarov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Sliusarchuk’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Saparbek
Safarov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Safarov has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Safarov is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Safarov is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Sliusarchuk on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Safarov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Igor
Sliusarchuk
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Sliusarchuk is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Sliusarchuk is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Sliusarchuk 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 Sliusarchuk 7.5
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 Sliusarchuk 6.4
Great submissions by Safarov
Round 1 Sep 07, 2014 vs Kukhalashvili
Round 1 Feb 12, 2011 vs Klepikov

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Safarov 8.6
fighter Sliusarchuk 7.3
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
XR1 KO
XR2 KO
1,5621,691
1,5301,723
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Safarov
legend Sliusarchuk
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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