UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Khabilov vs Papusha

2,000

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Khabilov

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 1

prediction
96% chance Khabilov
WILL WIN

1,435

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rustam Khabilov
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 6.7 Around 35% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission defense 8.5 vs 6.8 More than 25% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Much heavier hands 7.6 vs 6.6 More than 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.4 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.3 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission offense 7.0 vs 6.9 Almost the same
Advantages for Vladimir Papusha
Slightly heavier 164 lbs vs 155 lbs More than 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Khabilov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Papusha’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rustam
Khabilov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Khabilov is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Khabilov has a chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Below average
Resistance
Decision
Khabilov has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Papusha on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Khabilov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Vladimir
Papusha
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Papusha is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Papusha is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Papusha 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 Khabilov 7.6
fighter Papusha 6.6
Great knockouts by Khabilov
Round 1 Apr 27, 2013 vs Medeiros
Round 1 Dec 15, 2012 vs Pichel
Round 1 Aug 16, 2009 vs Duran

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Khabilov 7.0
fighter Papusha 6.9
Great submissions by Khabilov
Round 1 May 07, 2010 vs Balakhonov
Round 1 Apr 19, 2009 vs Papusha
Round 2 Aug 03, 2007 vs Abasov

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Khabilov 8.1
fighter Papusha 7.4
Fast finishes by Khabilov
152 seconds Apr 27, 2013 vs Medeiros
135 seconds Dec 15, 2012 vs Pichel
8 seconds Aug 16, 2009 vs Duran
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
DECX
1,6531,578
1,6931,539
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Khabilov
legend Papusha
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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