UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Shovhalov vs Tukhugov

1,708

CageRank

WINNER
Tukhugov

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
75% chance Tukhugov
WILL WIN

1,901

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Zubaira Tukhugov
Significantly stronger jaw 8.7 vs 7.8 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 8.0 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission defense 8.5 vs 8.1 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Heavier hands 7.6 vs 7.4 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Advantages for Rasul Shovhalov
Much better submission offense 7.2 vs 6.0 More than 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 8.0 vs 7.6 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Heavier 155 lbs vs 144 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Slightly taller 175 cm vs 173 cm Almost the same
Tukhugov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Shovhalov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Zubaira
Tukhugov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Tukhugov has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Tukhugov is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Tukhugov has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Shovhalov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Tukhugov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rasul
Shovhalov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Shovhalov is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Shovhalov is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Shovhalov 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 Tukhugov 7.6
fighter Shovhalov 7.4
Great knockouts by Tukhugov
Round 1 Oct 26, 2013 vs Bakocevic
Round 1 Feb 23, 2013 vs Kina
Round 1 Nov 13, 2010 vs Abdullaev

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Tukhugov 6.0
fighter Shovhalov 7.2
Great submissions by Shovhalov
Round 1 Mar 08, 2014 vs Stumbries
Round 1 Oct 15, 2012 vs Umbetov
Round 1 Oct 07, 2012 vs Getman

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Tukhugov 7.6
fighter Shovhalov 8.0
Fast finishes by Shovhalov
136 seconds Mar 08, 2014 vs Stumbries
118 seconds Oct 12, 2013 vs Imbierski
280 seconds Oct 15, 2012 vs Umbetov
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
XR2 DEC
XDEC
1,5001,628
1,4681,661
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Tukhugov
legend Shovhalov
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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