UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Makhazhiev vs Magomedsharipov

1,526

CageRank

WINNER
Magomedsharipov

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
70% chance Magomedsharipov
WILL WIN

1,676

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Zabit Magomedsharipov
Significantly stronger jaw 8.2 vs 7.4 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 7.5 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Taller 185 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission defense 7.8 vs 7.3 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Rakhman Makhazhiev
Much heavier 155 lbs vs 144 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Better submission offense 7.6 vs 7.1 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 7.4 vs 7.1 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier hands 7.2 vs 6.9 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Magomedsharipov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Makhazhiev’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Zabit
Magomedsharipov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Magomedsharipov is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Magomedsharipov has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Magomedsharipov has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Makhazhiev on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Magomedsharipov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rakhman
Makhazhiev
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Makhazhiev is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Makhazhiev has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Makhazhiev 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 Magomedsharipov 6.9
fighter Makhazhiev 7.2
Great knockouts by Makhazhiev
Round 1 Apr 16, 2016 vs Pashkov

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Magomedsharipov 7.1
fighter Makhazhiev 7.6
Great submissions by Makhazhiev
Round 1 Dec 27, 2015 vs Zhereshtiev
Round 1 Apr 10, 2013 vs Umatgeriev
Round 2 Sep 30, 2012 vs Magomedsharipov

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Magomedsharipov 7.1
fighter Makhazhiev 7.4
Fast finishes by Makhazhiev
21 seconds Apr 16, 2016 vs Pashkov
70 seconds Apr 10, 2013 vs Umatgeriev
589 seconds Sep 30, 2012 vs Magomedsharipov
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R2 SUBX
XDEC
1,5001,593
1,5631,530
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Magomedsharipov
legend Makhazhiev
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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