UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Rodriguez vs Magomedsharipov

1,538

CageRank

WINNER
Magomedsharipov

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
69% chance Magomedsharipov
WILL WIN

1,676

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Zabit Magomedsharipov
Significantly stronger jaw 8.2 vs 7.3 Around 15% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 7.2 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Taller 185 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Better submission defense 7.8 vs 7.5 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Yair Rodriguez
Significantly fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.1 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly heavier hands 7.4 vs 6.9 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission offense 7.3 vs 7.1 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Slightly younger 25 years vs 27 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Magomedsharipov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rodriguez’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Zabit
Magomedsharipov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Magomedsharipov is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Magomedsharipov has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Magomedsharipov has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Rodriguez on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Magomedsharipov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Yair
Rodriguez
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rodriguez is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Rodriguez has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Rodriguez 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 Magomedsharipov 6.9
fighter Rodriguez 7.4
Great knockouts by Rodriguez
Round 2 Apr 23, 2016 vs Fili
Round 1 Jun 18, 2014 vs Rubio
Round 1 Feb 16, 2013 vs Juarez

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Magomedsharipov 7.1
fighter Rodriguez 7.3
Great submissions by Rodriguez
Round 2 May 30, 2014 vs Brown
Round 1 Apr 04, 2014 vs Duarte
Round 1 Mar 10, 2012 vs Ricardo

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Magomedsharipov 7.1
fighter Rodriguez 7.8
Fast finishes by Rodriguez
435 seconds Apr 23, 2016 vs Fili
13 seconds Feb 16, 2013 vs Juarez
50 seconds Mar 10, 2012 vs Ricardo
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Magomedsharipov
legend Rodriguez
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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