UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Nave vs Nurmagomedov

1,493

CageRank

WINNER
Nurmagomedov

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
75% chance Nurmagomedov
WILL WIN

1,680

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Said Nurmagomedov
Much better submission offense 7.0 vs 5.7 More than 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 6.8 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much heavier hands 7.3 vs 6.5 More than 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission defense 8.2 vs 7.6 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 8.0 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Oscar Nave
Significantly stronger jaw 8.9 vs 8.2 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Heavier 144 lbs vs 125 lbs More than 15% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Nurmagomedov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Nave’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Said
Nurmagomedov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Nurmagomedov is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Nurmagomedov has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Nurmagomedov has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Nave on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Nurmagomedov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Oscar
Nave
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Nave is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Nave is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Nave 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 Nurmagomedov 7.3
fighter Nave 6.5
Great knockouts by Nurmagomedov
Round 1 May 18, 2014 vs Barsegyan
Round 1 Aug 15, 2013 vs Sarapov

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Nurmagomedov 7.0
fighter Nave 5.7
Great submissions by Nurmagomedov
Round 1 Apr 01, 2017 vs dos Santos
Round 1 May 12, 2012 vs Uulu Jayloobay
Round 1 Aug 22, 2009 vs Nave

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Nurmagomedov 7.8
fighter Nave 6.8
Fast finishes by Nurmagomedov
280 seconds Aug 15, 2013 vs Sarapov
95 seconds May 12, 2012 vs Uulu Jayloobay
123 seconds Aug 22, 2009 vs Nave
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
DECX
1,6771,500
1,6041,574
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Nurmagomedov
legend Nave
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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