UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Nilsson vs Akhmedov

1,846

CageRank

WINNER
Akhmedov

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
51% chance Akhmedov
WILL WIN

1,854

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Omari Akhmedov
Significantly fast finishes 8.7 vs 8.0 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier hands 7.8 vs 7.1 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Stronger jaw 8.7 vs 8.2 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Younger 30 years vs 34 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Mats Nilsson
Much heavier 184 lbs vs 169 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Better submission defense 8.7 vs 8.2 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Better submission offense 7.9 vs 7.5 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 185 cm vs 183 cm Almost the same
Akhmedov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Nilsson’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Omari
Akhmedov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Akhmedov has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Akhmedov is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Akhmedov is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Nilsson on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Akhmedov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mats
Nilsson
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Nilsson is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Nilsson has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Nilsson 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 Akhmedov 7.8
fighter Nilsson 7.1
Great knockouts by Akhmedov
Round 1 Nov 09, 2013 vs de Oliveira Perpetuo
Round 1 Dec 22, 2012 vs Haratyk
Round 1 Apr 28, 2012 vs Isakov

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Akhmedov 7.5
fighter Nilsson 7.9
Great submissions by Nilsson
Round 2 Feb 11, 2012 vs Speer
Round 1 Apr 30, 2011 vs Sokolis
Round 1 Nov 27, 2010 vs Gluhak

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Akhmedov 8.7
fighter Nilsson 8.0
Fast finishes by Akhmedov
211 seconds Nov 09, 2013 vs de Oliveira Perpetuo
53 seconds May 11, 2013 vs Nascimento
146 seconds Dec 22, 2012 vs Haratyk
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
January 3, 2015UFC 182
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Akhmedov
legend Nilsson
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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