UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Abasov vs Khabilov

1,614

CageRank

WINNER
Khabilov

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
90% chance Khabilov
WILL WIN

2,000

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rustam Khabilov
Much better submission offense 7.0 vs 5.9 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.3 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 8.1 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Significantly stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.4 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission defense 8.5 vs 7.9 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Heavier hands 7.6 vs 7.3 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 31 years vs 35 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Longer winning streak 4 fights vs 3 fights Around 35% longer winning streak; has momentum coming into a fight
Advantages for Bagautdin Abasov
Heavier 169 lbs vs 155 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Taller 175 cm vs 173 cm Almost the same
Khabilov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Abasov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rustam
Khabilov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Khabilov is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Khabilov is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Khabilov has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Abasov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Khabilov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Bagautdin
Abasov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Abasov is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Abasov is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Abasov 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 Khabilov 7.6
fighter Abasov 7.3
Great knockouts by Khabilov
Round 1 Apr 27, 2013 vs Medeiros
Round 1 Dec 15, 2012 vs Pichel
Round 1 Aug 16, 2009 vs Duran

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Khabilov 7.0
fighter Abasov 5.9
Great submissions by Khabilov
Round 1 May 07, 2010 vs Balakhonov
Round 1 Apr 19, 2009 vs Papusha
Round 2 Aug 03, 2007 vs Abasov

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Khabilov 8.1
fighter Abasov 7.3
Fast finishes by Khabilov
152 seconds Apr 27, 2013 vs Medeiros
135 seconds Dec 15, 2012 vs Pichel
8 seconds Aug 16, 2009 vs Duran
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
August 3, 2007TFC 1
team
VS
team
XR2 SUB
XR2 KO
1,5001,500
1,4501,550
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Khabilov
legend Abasov
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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