UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Volkov vs Abdulkerimov

2,050

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Volkov

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
83% chance Volkov
WILL WIN

1,773

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Alexander Volkov
Much heavier hands 8.9 vs 7.2 Around 25% better at knocking out good defenders
Much taller 201 cm vs 188 cm More than 5% taller
Significantly stronger jaw 9.1 vs 8.0 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 8.2 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 8.8 vs 8.2 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Fast finishes 8.7 vs 8.4 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Advantages for Arsen Abdulkerimov
Much better submission offense 8.2 vs 6.4 Around 30% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier 250 lbs vs 239 lbs Around 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Volkov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Abdulkerimov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Alexander
Volkov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Volkov has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Volkov is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Volkov is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Abdulkerimov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Volkov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Arsen
Abdulkerimov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Abdulkerimov is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Abdulkerimov has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Abdulkerimov 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 Volkov 8.9
fighter Abdulkerimov 7.2
Great knockouts by Volkov
Round 2 Nov 09, 2012 vs Kappke de Queiroz
Round 1 Nov 20, 2011 vs Abdulkerimov
Round 1 Aug 05, 2011 vs Karadjov

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Volkov 6.4
fighter Abdulkerimov 8.2
Great submissions by Abdulkerimov
Round 1 Jun 14, 2013 vs Graves
Round 2 May 16, 2012 vs Gibbs
Round 1 Mar 05, 2011 vs Salgado

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Volkov 8.7
fighter Abdulkerimov 8.5
Fast finishes by Volkov
599 seconds Nov 09, 2012 vs Kappke de Queiroz
60 seconds Nov 20, 2011 vs Abdulkerimov
161 seconds Aug 05, 2011 vs Karadjov
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R2 KOX
1,7831,698
1,8211,660
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Volkov
legend Abdulkerimov
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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