UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Zapoulaev vs Gouti

1,440

CageRank

WINNER
Gouti

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 1

prediction
89% chance Gouti
WILL WIN

1,796

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Thibault Gouti
Fast finishes 8.6 vs 7.2 Around 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission offense 8.3 vs 7.2 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Much better submission defense 8.1 vs 6.8 Around 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 7.1 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.0 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier 155 lbs vs 144 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Mikhail Zapoulaev
From what we can tell, Thibault Gouti dominates Mikhail Zapoulaev in every way.
Gouti on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Zapoulaev’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Thibault
Gouti
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Gouti is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Gouti has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Gouti has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Zapoulaev on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Gouti’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mikhail
Zapoulaev
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Zapoulaev is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Zapoulaev is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Zapoulaev 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 Gouti 6.9
fighter Zapoulaev 6.9
Great knockouts by Gouti
Round 3 Nov 21, 2015 vs Kuivanen
Round 1 Feb 28, 2015 vs Nyyssonen
Round 1 May 10, 2014 vs Boixader

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Gouti 8.3
fighter Zapoulaev 7.2
Great submissions by Gouti
Round 1 Apr 27, 2013 vs Zapoulaev
Round 1 Mar 02, 2013 vs Bekadar
Round 2 Dec 18, 2011 vs Velours

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Gouti 8.6
fighter Zapoulaev 7.2
Fast finishes by Gouti
253 seconds Apr 27, 2013 vs Zapoulaev
154 seconds Mar 02, 2013 vs Bekadar
364 seconds Dec 18, 2011 vs Velours
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 27, 2013PFC 5
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XDEC
1,5151,589
1,4751,629
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Gouti
legend Zapoulaev
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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