UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Allen vs Bektic

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WINNER
Bektic

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
75% chance Bektic
WILL WIN

1,923

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WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Mirsad Bektic
Heavier hands 8.3 vs 8.0 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Stronger jaw 8.4 vs 8.0 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission defense 8.6 vs 8.2 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Fast finishes 8.2 vs 8.0 Almost the same
Puts up a fight 8.6 vs 8.3 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Arnold Allen
Better submission offense 7.4 vs 7.0 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 175 cm vs 173 cm Almost the same
Younger 24 years vs 27 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Bektic on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Allen’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mirsad
Bektic
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bektic has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Bektic is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Bektic has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Allen on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bektic’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Arnold
Allen
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Allen has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Allen is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Allen 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 Bektic 8.3
fighter Allen 8.1
Great knockouts by Bektic
Round 1 Dec 14, 2013 vs Pearson
Round 1 Mar 22, 2013 vs Macias
Round 2 Sep 12, 2009 vs Chavez

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Bektic 7.0
fighter Allen 7.4
Great submissions by Allen
Round 3 Jun 20, 2015 vs Omer
Round 2 Oct 05, 2013 vs Williams
Round 1 Jul 06, 2013 vs Green

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Bektic 8.2
fighter Allen 8.0
Fast finishes by Bektic
92 seconds Dec 14, 2013 vs Pearson
117 seconds Mar 22, 2013 vs Macias
423 seconds Sep 12, 2009 vs Chavez
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Bektic
legend Allen
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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