UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Poberezhets vs Malikov

1,810

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Poberezhets

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
57% chance Poberezhets
WILL WIN

1,763

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Dmitry Poberezhets
Significantly stronger jaw 8.6 vs 7.5 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
A lot taller 191 cm vs 183 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission defense 8.6 vs 8.1 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.8 vs 8.2 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Magomed Malikov
Fast finishes 8.5 vs 7.8 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier hands 8.7 vs 8.0 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Heavier 242 lbs vs 236 lbs Around 5% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Slightly better submission offense 6.7 vs 6.5 Almost the same
Poberezhets on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Malikov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dmitry
Poberezhets
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Poberezhets has a chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Poberezhets is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Poberezhets is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Malikov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Poberezhets’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Magomed
Malikov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Malikov has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Malikov is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Malikov 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 Poberezhets 8.0
fighter Malikov 8.7
Great knockouts by Malikov
Round 2 Jun 08, 2013 vs Monson
Round 1 Nov 12, 2011 vs Emelianenko
Round 1 Jul 22, 2011 vs Oleynik

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Poberezhets 7.8
fighter Malikov 8.5
Fast finishes by Malikov
478 seconds Jun 08, 2013 vs Monson
23 seconds Nov 12, 2011 vs Emelianenko
159 seconds Jul 22, 2011 vs Oleynik
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
January 28, 2011UAMA - Warrior's Honor 5
team
VS
team
XR1 KO
DECX
1,7081,577
1,6401,645
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Poberezhets
legend Malikov
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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