UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Cutelaba vs Cirkunov

1,700

CageRank

WINNER
Cirkunov

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
64% chance Cirkunov
WILL WIN

1,801

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Misha Cirkunov
Much better submission offense 7.8 vs 6.6 Around 20% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Taller 191 cm vs 185 cm Around 5% taller
Longer winning streak 4 fights vs 3 fights Around 35% longer winning streak; has momentum coming into a fight
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 8.0 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Ion Cutelaba
Much heavier hands 8.5 vs 7.1 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 24 years vs 30 years 20% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Fast finishes 8.4 vs 8.2 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Better submission defense 8.1 vs 7.9 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Cirkunov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Cutelaba’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Misha
Cirkunov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Cirkunov is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Cirkunov has a reasonable chance to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Cirkunov is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Cutelaba on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Cirkunov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ion
Cutelaba
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Cutelaba has a good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Cutelaba is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Cutelaba is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Cirkunov 7.1
fighter Cutelaba 8.5
Great knockouts by Cutelaba
Round 1 Dec 21, 2013 vs Gorkun
Round 1 Jun 22, 2012 vs Chilikov
Round 1 Apr 05, 2012 vs Gasimov

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Cirkunov 7.8
fighter Cutelaba 6.6
Great submissions by Cirkunov
Round 1 Mar 08, 2014 vs Desilets
Round 1 Sep 07, 2013 vs Ganshorn
Round 1 Jul 17, 2010 vs Pauliuk

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Cirkunov 8.2
fighter Cutelaba 8.4
Fast finishes by Cutelaba
28 seconds Dec 21, 2013 vs Gorkun
25 seconds Jun 22, 2012 vs Chilikov
27 seconds Apr 05, 2012 vs Gasimov
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
June 18, 2016UFC Fight Night 89
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Cirkunov
legend Cutelaba
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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