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

2,280

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WINNER

WINNER
Henderson

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
83% chance Henderson
WILL WIN

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Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Benson Henderson
Much harder to hit 9.6 vs 8.9 Around 10% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Much better submission offense 8.3 vs 7.0 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better striker 9.0 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Better submission defense 9.1 vs 8.5 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better takedown defense 8.8 vs 8.6 Around 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Taller 175 cm vs 173 cm Almost the same
Puts up a fight 9.3 vs 9.0 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Slightly stronger jaw 9.1 vs 9.0 Almost the same
Advantages for Rustam Khabilov
Significantly heavier hands 7.6 vs 6.8 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Longer reach 185 cm vs 178 cm Around 5% longer reach; hit opponents from a safer distance
Stronger takedown offense 9.0 vs 8.7 Around 5% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Younger 30 years vs 33 years Around 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Henderson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Khabilov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Benson
Henderson
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Henderson Khabilov
Significant Strikes75
Henderson's excellent striking offense will dominate Khabilov's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Excellent
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Henderson's average takedown offense is matched by Khabilov's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Henderson is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Henderson has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Henderson has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Khabilov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Henderson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rustam
Khabilov
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Khabilov Henderson
Significant Strikes33
Khabilov's average striking offense won't be a factor against Henderson's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Excellent
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Khabilov's good takedown offense is matched by Henderson's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Khabilov is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Khabilov is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Khabilov is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Henderson 9.0
fighter Khabilov 8.4
Great striking by Henderson
68 strikes Apr 20, 2013 vs Melendez
87 strikes Feb 26, 2012 vs Edgar
65 strikes Aug 14, 2011 vs Miller

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Henderson 8.7
fighter Khabilov 9.0
Great takedowns by Khabilov
2 takedowns Nov 06, 2013 vs Masvidal
1 takedown Apr 27, 2013 vs Medeiros
5 takedowns Dec 15, 2012 vs Pichel

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Henderson 6.8
fighter Khabilov 7.6
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 Henderson 8.3
fighter Khabilov 7.0
Great submissions by Henderson
Round 1 Apr 24, 2010 vs Cerrone
Round 3 Jan 10, 2010 vs Varner
Round 2 Jan 25, 2009 vs Njokuani

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Henderson 8.1
fighter Khabilov 8.1
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
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