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

1,385

CageRank

WINNER
Khabilov

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 1

prediction
97% chance Khabilov
WILL WIN

2,000

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rustam Khabilov
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 6.6 More than 35% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Much better submission defense 8.5 vs 6.3 Around 35% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 7.0 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much stronger jaw 9.0 vs 7.6 Around 20% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly heavier hands 7.6 vs 6.9 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Slightly better submission offense 7.0 vs 6.9 Almost the same
Advantages for Andrei Balakhonov
Heavier 184 lbs vs 155 lbs Around 20% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Khabilov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Balakhonov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rustam
Khabilov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Khabilov has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Khabilov has a chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Below average
Resistance
Decision
Khabilov has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Balakhonov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Khabilov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Andrei
Balakhonov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Balakhonov is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Balakhonov is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Balakhonov 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 Balakhonov 6.9
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 Balakhonov 6.9
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 Balakhonov 7.0
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
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XDEC
1,5001,824
1,4871,837
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Khabilov
legend Balakhonov
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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