UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Elkins vs Bektic

1,986

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WINNER

WINNER
Elkins

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
59% chance Elkins
WILL WIN

1,923

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Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Darren Elkins
Taller 178 cm vs 173 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission defense 8.9 vs 8.6 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Mirsad Bektic
Much longer winning streak 9 fights vs 4 fights 2.2x longer winning streak; has momentum coming into a fight
Significantly heavier hands 8.3 vs 7.6 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 26 years vs 32 years Around 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Fast finishes 8.2 vs 8.0 Almost the same
Elkins on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bektic’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Darren
Elkins
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Elkins is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Elkins is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Elkins has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Bektic on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Elkins’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mirsad
Bektic
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bektic has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Bektic is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Bektic is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Elkins 7.6
fighter Bektic 8.3
Great knockouts by Bektic
Round 1 Dec 14, 2013 vs Pearson
Round 1 Mar 22, 2013 vs Macias
Round 2 Sep 12, 2009 vs Chavez

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Elkins 7.1
fighter Bektic 7.0
Great submissions by Elkins
Round 1 Aug 15, 2008 vs Klein
Round 1 Aug 24, 2007 vs Tsuboi
Round 1 Jan 24, 2007 vs Markam

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Elkins 8.0
fighter Bektic 8.2
Fast finishes by Bektic
92 seconds Dec 14, 2013 vs Pearson
117 seconds Mar 22, 2013 vs Macias
423 seconds Sep 12, 2009 vs Chavez
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 4, 2017UFC 209
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Elkins
legend Bektic
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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