UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Abdulmuslimov vs Abdurakhimov

1,718

CageRank

WINNER
Abdurakhimov

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
79% chance Abdurakhimov
WILL WIN

1,945

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Shamil Abdurakhimov
Much heavier hands 7.9 vs 6.9 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Much heavier 261 lbs vs 184 lbs More than 40% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
A lot taller 191 cm vs 175 cm Around 10% taller
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 8.2 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 8.8 vs 8.2 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission defense 8.5 vs 8.0 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Shamil Abdulmuslimov
Much better submission offense 7.9 vs 7.2 More than 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 8.5 vs 8.2 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Younger 32 years vs 36 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Abdurakhimov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Abdulmuslimov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Shamil
Abdurakhimov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Abdurakhimov has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Abdurakhimov is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Abdurakhimov is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Abdulmuslimov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Abdurakhimov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Shamil
Abdulmuslimov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Abdulmuslimov is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Abdulmuslimov is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Abdulmuslimov is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Abdurakhimov 7.9
fighter Abdulmuslimov 6.9
Great knockouts by Abdurakhimov
Round 1 Mar 11, 2011 vs Oliveira
Round 3 Oct 22, 2010 vs Thierry Sokoudjou
Round 1 Apr 23, 2010 vs Abdulmuslimov

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Abdurakhimov 7.2
fighter Abdulmuslimov 7.9
Great submissions by Abdulmuslimov
Round 1 Sep 23, 2012 vs Podyachikh
Round 1 Dec 25, 2010 vs Shugushev
Round 1 Feb 13, 2010 vs Kukurudziak

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Abdurakhimov 8.2
fighter Abdulmuslimov 8.5
Fast finishes by Abdulmuslimov
52 seconds Dec 14, 2012 vs Boyko
60 seconds Oct 22, 2011 vs Cezar de Lima
116 seconds Feb 13, 2010 vs Kukurudziak
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
XR2 SUB
1,6551,745
1,6171,782
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Abdurakhimov
legend Abdulmuslimov
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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