UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Simkin vs Krylov

1,483

CageRank

WINNER
Krylov

prediction

BY KO ROUND 1

prediction
86% chance Krylov
WILL WIN

1,800

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Nikita Krylov
Fast finishes 8.6 vs 7.4 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much stronger jaw 8.9 vs 7.2 Around 25% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.4 vs 7.0 More than 20% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much heavier hands 8.2 vs 7.4 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly younger 26 years vs 38 years More than 30% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Significantly better submission defense 7.8 vs 6.9 Around 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Slightly taller 191 cm vs 188 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Denis Simkin
Significantly better submission offense 7.4 vs 6.9 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Krylov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Simkin’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Nikita
Krylov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Krylov has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Krylov is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Krylov is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Simkin on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Krylov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Denis
Simkin
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Simkin is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Simkin has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Simkin is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Krylov 8.2
fighter Simkin 7.4
Great knockouts by Krylov
Round 1 Jan 25, 2014 vs Harris
Round 1 Apr 09, 2013 vs Tampu
Round 1 Jan 19, 2013 vs Sarkarboev

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Krylov 8.6
fighter Simkin 7.4
Fast finishes by Krylov
25 seconds Jan 25, 2014 vs Harris
267 seconds Apr 09, 2013 vs Tampu
49 seconds Jan 19, 2013 vs Sarkarboev
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
December 22, 2012GFC 1
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR3 SUB
1,5001,780
1,4831,797
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Krylov
legend Simkin
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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