UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Ivanov vs Palhares

1,542

CageRank

WINNER
Palhares

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 1

prediction
96% chance Palhares
WILL WIN

2,100

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rousimar Palhares
Much better submission offense 9.7 vs 7.4 More than 30% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 9.6 vs 7.4 Around 30% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission defense 9.3 vs 7.6 More than 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 7.8 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 8.3 vs 7.5 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Alexei Ivanov
Much heavier hands 7.4 vs 6.3 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
A lot taller 188 cm vs 173 cm Around 10% taller
Younger 30 years vs 37 years Around 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Palhares on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ivanov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rousimar
Palhares
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Palhares is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Palhares has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Palhares is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Ivanov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Palhares’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Alexei
Ivanov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ivanov is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Ivanov is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Ivanov is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Palhares 6.3
fighter Ivanov 7.4
Great knockouts by Ivanov
Round 1 Dec 11, 2015 vs Mozharov
Round 1 Aug 29, 2015 vs Mamedov
Round 1 May 05, 2012 vs Fomenko

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Palhares 9.7
fighter Ivanov 7.4
Great submissions by Palhares
Round 1 Oct 09, 2013 vs Pierce
Round 1 Mar 27, 2010 vs Drwal
Round 2 Dec 12, 2009 vs Linhares

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Palhares 9.6
fighter Ivanov 7.4
Fast finishes by Palhares
31 seconds Oct 09, 2013 vs Pierce
404 seconds Mar 03, 2011 vs Branch
45 seconds Mar 27, 2010 vs Drwal
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
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CageRank Before
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Palhares
legend Ivanov
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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