UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Good vs Aliev

1,992

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Good

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
60% chance Good
WILL WIN

1,921

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Lyman Good
Stronger jaw 9.2 vs 8.7 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission offense 6.6 vs 6.3 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Puts up a fight 9.3 vs 9.0 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 8.9 vs 8.6 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Taller 183 cm vs 180 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Sultan Aliev
Significantly fast finishes 8.9 vs 8.1 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier hands 9.1 vs 8.5 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Good on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Aliev’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Lyman
Good
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Good has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Good is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Good has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Aliev on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Good’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Sultan
Aliev
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Aliev has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Aliev is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Aliev is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Good 8.5
fighter Aliev 9.1
Great knockouts by Aliev
Round 1 Oct 04, 2013 vs Khaskhanov
Round 1 Aug 24, 2013 vs Kiyko
Round 1 Dec 10, 2011 vs Elsner

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Good 6.6
fighter Aliev 6.4
Great submissions by Good
Round 1 May 09, 2015 vs Burrell
Round 1 Feb 07, 2015 vs Terrill
Round 2 Apr 10, 2009 vs Urbina

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Good 8.1
fighter Aliev 8.9
Fast finishes by Aliev
148 seconds Oct 04, 2013 vs Khaskhanov
142 seconds Aug 24, 2013 vs Kiyko
113 seconds Dec 10, 2011 vs Elsner
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Good
legend Aliev
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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