UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Zafir vs Li

1,760

CageRank

WINNER
Li

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 3

prediction
62% chance Li
WILL WIN

1,848

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Jingliang Li
Better submission defense 8.6 vs 8.0 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.6 vs 8.1 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Taller 183 cm vs 180 cm Almost the same
Stronger jaw 8.2 vs 8.0 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Slightly better submission offense 7.8 vs 7.6 Almost the same
Advantages for Anton Zafir
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.3 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier hands 7.3 vs 6.7 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Li on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Zafir’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jingliang
Li
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Li is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Li has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Li has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Zafir on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Li’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Anton
Zafir
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Zafir is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Zafir is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Zafir 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 Li 6.8
fighter Zafir 7.4
Great knockouts by Zafir
Round 1 Mar 21, 2015 vs Heketa
Round 2 Nov 30, 2013 vs Murphy
Round 1 Jun 01, 2012 vs Taylor

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Li 7.8
fighter Zafir 7.6
Great submissions by Li
Round 3 Apr 27, 2013 vs Jumeau
Round 2 Jan 27, 2011 vs Rossini
Round 1 Apr 18, 2009 vs Jin Wen

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Li 7.3
fighter Zafir 7.9
Fast finishes by Zafir
300 seconds Nov 30, 2013 vs Murphy
349 seconds Sep 07, 2013 vs Gregory
408 seconds Aug 18, 2012 vs Cavacus
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
July 8, 2016TUF 23 Finale
team
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team
XR1 KO
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Li
legend Zafir
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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