UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Burns vs Magomedov

1,889

CageRank

WINNER
Magomedov

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
74% chance Magomedov
WILL WIN

2,067

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Rashid Magomedov
Much longer winning streak 8 fights vs 4 fights 2x longer winning streak; has momentum coming into a fight
Significantly better submission defense 9.1 vs 8.1 Around 15% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 9.2 vs 8.3 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.7 vs 8.1 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Gilbert Burns
Much better submission offense 7.8 vs 6.5 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 8.6 vs 7.7 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly heavier hands 8.0 vs 7.5 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Taller 178 cm vs 175 cm Almost the same
Slightly younger 31 years vs 33 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Magomedov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Burns’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rashid
Magomedov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Magomedov is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Magomedov is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Magomedov has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Burns on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Magomedov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Gilbert
Burns
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Burns is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Burns is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Burns 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 Magomedov 7.5
fighter Burns 8.0
Great knockouts by Burns
Round 1 May 02, 2014 vs Teixeira
Round 1 Dec 05, 2013 vs Goncalves Silva
Round 1 Aug 04, 2012 vs Roberto

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Magomedov 6.5
fighter Burns 7.8
Great submissions by Burns
Round 1 Jul 27, 2012 vs Bohrer
Round 1 Jun 15, 2012 vs dos Santos
Round 1 Jan 28, 2012 vs Salgado

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Magomedov 7.7
fighter Burns 8.6
Fast finishes by Burns
297 seconds Dec 05, 2013 vs Goncalves Silva
119 seconds Jul 27, 2012 vs Bohrer
160 seconds Jan 28, 2012 vs Salgado
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
November 7, 2015UFC Fight Night 77
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Magomedov
legend Burns
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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