UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Otto vs Abdurakhimov

1,502

CageRank

WINNER
Abdurakhimov

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 1

prediction
93% chance Abdurakhimov
WILL WIN

1,945

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Shamil Abdurakhimov
Much better submission defense 8.5 vs 6.4 Around 35% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.0 vs 7.1 More than 25% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Fast finishes 8.2 vs 7.2 Around 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly heavier hands 7.9 vs 7.2 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly stronger jaw 8.8 vs 8.2 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission offense 7.2 vs 6.8 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Younger 36 years vs 41 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Taller 191 cm vs 185 cm Around 5% taller
Advantages for Jerry Otto
Heavier 284 lbs vs 261 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Abdurakhimov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Otto’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Shamil
Abdurakhimov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Abdurakhimov has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Abdurakhimov has a chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Below average
Resistance
Decision
Abdurakhimov has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Otto on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Abdurakhimov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Jerry
Otto
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Otto is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Otto is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Otto 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 Abdurakhimov 7.9
fighter Otto 7.2
Great knockouts by Abdurakhimov
Round 1 Mar 11, 2011 vs Oliveira
Round 3 Oct 22, 2010 vs Thierry Sokoudjou
Round 1 Apr 23, 2010 vs Abdulmuslimov

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Abdurakhimov 7.2
fighter Otto 6.8
Great submissions by Abdurakhimov
Round 1 Apr 01, 2012 vs Otto
Round 1 Aug 21, 2009 vs Mirzoyan
Round 1 Apr 19, 2008 vs Kuchenko

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Abdurakhimov 8.2
fighter Otto 7.2
Fast finishes by Abdurakhimov
102 seconds Mar 11, 2011 vs Oliveira
737 seconds Oct 22, 2010 vs Thierry Sokoudjou
101 seconds Apr 23, 2010 vs Abdulmuslimov
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 1, 2012ProFC - ProFC 40
team
VS
team
XR1 SUB
XR2 KO
1,5741,867
1,5581,883
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Abdurakhimov
legend Otto
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