UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Khamayan vs Bzhikhatlov

1,729

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Khamayan

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
79% chance Khamayan
WILL WIN

1,501

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Aram Khamayan
Significantly better submission defense 8.3 vs 6.9 Around 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.2 vs 7.1 More than 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission offense 8.1 vs 7.6 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Stronger jaw 8.0 vs 7.4 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Fast finishes 7.7 vs 7.4 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Advantages for Rustam Bzhikhatlov
Heavier hands 7.2 vs 6.7 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Khamayan on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bzhikhatlov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Aram
Khamayan
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Khamayan is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Khamayan has a very good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Khamayan has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Bzhikhatlov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Khamayan’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rustam
Bzhikhatlov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bzhikhatlov is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Bzhikhatlov is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Bzhikhatlov has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Khamayan 8.1
fighter Bzhikhatlov 7.6
Great submissions by Khamayan
Round 2 Dec 10, 2011 vs Elsner
Round 2 Oct 07, 2011 vs Efimenko
Round 1 Oct 22, 2010 vs Bzhikhatlov

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Khamayan 7.7
fighter Bzhikhatlov 7.4
Fast finishes by Khamayan
215 seconds Aug 23, 2013 vs Maksuev
495 seconds Dec 10, 2011 vs Elsner
108 seconds Oct 07, 2011 vs Magomedov
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R1 SUBX
XR2 KO
1,5001,500
1,5501,450
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Khamayan
legend Bzhikhatlov
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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