UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Usman vs Abdullah

1,722

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Usman

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
86% chance Usman
WILL WIN

1,404

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Kamaru Usman
Much heavier hands 8.8 vs 6.5 Around 35% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 7.8 vs 6.7 More than 15% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 7.8 vs 7.2 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 7.9 vs 7.3 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Better submission offense 6.8 vs 6.4 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Younger 31 years vs 33 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Advantages for Rashid Abdullah
Stronger jaw 8.0 vs 7.8 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Usman on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Abdullah’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Kamaru
Usman
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Usman has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Usman is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Usman is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Abdullah on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Usman’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Rashid
Abdullah
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Abdullah is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Abdullah is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Abdullah is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Usman 8.8
fighter Abdullah 6.5
Great knockouts by Usman
Round 1 Jan 31, 2014 vs Rodriguez
Round 1 Dec 14, 2013 vs Abdullah
Round 2 Nov 30, 2012 vs Glover

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Usman 6.8
fighter Abdullah 6.4
Great submissions by Usman
Round 2 Jul 12, 2015 vs Hassan

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Usman 7.8
fighter Abdullah 6.7
Fast finishes by Usman
91 seconds Jan 31, 2014 vs Rodriguez
229 seconds Dec 14, 2013 vs Abdullah
590 seconds Nov 30, 2012 vs Glover
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R2 SUBX
1,5041,389
1,5381,355
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Usman
legend Abdullah
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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