UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Mamedov vs Nurmagomedov

1,691

CageRank

WINNER
Nurmagomedov

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
95% chance Nurmagomedov
WILL WIN

2,192

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Khabib Nurmagomedov
Much heavier hands 7.7 vs 6.3 More than 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly better submission defense 9.0 vs 8.0 Around 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Significantly fast finishes 8.4 vs 7.8 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 8.2 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.8 vs 8.4 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Hamiz Mamedov
Better submission offense 8.1 vs 7.8 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier 166 lbs vs 155 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Nurmagomedov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Mamedov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Khabib
Nurmagomedov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Nurmagomedov has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Nurmagomedov has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Nurmagomedov has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Mamedov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Nurmagomedov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Hamiz
Mamedov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Mamedov is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Mamedov has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Mamedov 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 Nurmagomedov 7.7
fighter Mamedov 6.3
Great knockouts by Nurmagomedov
Round 1 Jan 19, 2013 vs Tavares
Round 1 Oct 22, 2011 vs Santos
Round 2 Feb 12, 2011 vs Agafonov

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Nurmagomedov 7.8
fighter Mamedov 8.1
Great submissions by Mamedov
Round 2 May 09, 2012 vs Ibragimov
Round 1 Jan 22, 2011 vs Radziszewski
Round 1 Oct 22, 2010 vs Aushev

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Nurmagomedov 8.4
fighter Mamedov 7.8
Fast finishes by Nurmagomedov
115 seconds Jan 19, 2013 vs Tavares
728 seconds Jan 20, 2012 vs Shalorus
213 seconds Oct 22, 2011 vs Santos
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
August 5, 2011ProFC - Battle on Don
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XDEC
1,6211,854
1,6001,875
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Nurmagomedov
legend Mamedov
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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