UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Naghizadeh vs Al-Turk

1,508

CageRank

WINNER
Al-Turk

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
65% chance Al-Turk
WILL WIN

1,615

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Mostapha Al-Turk
Much stronger jaw 8.1 vs 7.0 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly fast finishes 8.0 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 8.0 vs 7.3 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission offense 7.0 vs 6.6 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Better submission defense 8.1 vs 7.6 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Fereidoun Naghizadeh
Heavier hands 7.8 vs 7.4 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Al-Turk on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Naghizadeh’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mostapha
Al-Turk
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Al-Turk has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Al-Turk has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Al-Turk is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Naghizadeh on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Al-Turk’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Fereidoun
Naghizadeh
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Naghizadeh has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Naghizadeh is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Naghizadeh has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Al-Turk 7.4
fighter Naghizadeh 7.8
Great knockouts by Naghizadeh
Round 1 Feb 21, 2010 vs Sorriso
Round 1 Dec 05, 2009 vs Tyldesley

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Al-Turk 7.0
fighter Naghizadeh 6.7
Great submissions by Al-Turk
Round 1 Mar 08, 2008 vs Turner
Round 1 Feb 10, 2007 vs Kerr
Round 0 Sep 24, 2000 vs Hassan

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Al-Turk 8.0
fighter Naghizadeh 7.6
Fast finishes by Al-Turk
199 seconds Mar 08, 2008 vs Turner
149 seconds Feb 10, 2007 vs Kerr
145 seconds Nov 27, 2004 vs Naghizadeh
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 27, 2004Cage Rage 9
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
R2 SUBX
1,5001,415
1,4381,477
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Al-Turk
legend Naghizadeh
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