UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Raberg vs Valiev

1,593

CageRank

WINNER
Valiev

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
76% chance Valiev
WILL WIN

1,789

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Timur Valiev
Significantly stronger jaw 8.4 vs 7.5 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.2 vs 7.5 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly better submission defense 8.1 vs 7.4 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly heavier hands 7.5 vs 7.1 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Advantages for Olle Raberg
Much better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.5 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly fast finishes 7.6 vs 7.2 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Valiev on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Raberg’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Timur
Valiev
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Valiev has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Valiev is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Valiev has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Raberg on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Valiev’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Olle
Raberg
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Raberg is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Raberg is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Raberg 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 Valiev 7.5
fighter Raberg 7.1
Great knockouts by Valiev
Round 1 Mar 28, 2015 vs West
Round 1 Oct 21, 2012 vs Vakhitov
Round 1 Jun 28, 2012 vs Lazukov

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Valiev 6.5
fighter Raberg 7.4
Great submissions by Raberg
Round 1 Sep 04, 2010 vs Hasslund

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Valiev 7.2
fighter Raberg 7.6
Fast finishes by Raberg
135 seconds Sep 04, 2010 vs Hasslund
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R1 DECX
R2 SUBX
1,5501,500
1,5931,457
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Valiev
legend Raberg
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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