UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Elkas vs Faiddine

1,643

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Elkas

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
58% chance Elkas
WILL WIN

1,586

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Salah Elkas
Significantly better submission defense 8.2 vs 7.5 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Taller 173 cm vs 163 cm More than 5% taller
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 7.8 More than 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.2 vs 7.9 Around 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Samir Faiddine
Better submission offense 7.2 vs 6.8 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier hands 6.7 vs 6.4 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 7.2 vs 7.0 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Elkas on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Faiddine’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Salah
Elkas
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Elkas is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Elkas is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Elkas has a chance to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Faiddine on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Elkas’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Samir
Faiddine
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Faiddine is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Faiddine is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Faiddine has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Elkas 6.4
fighter Faiddine 6.7
Great knockouts by Faiddine
Round 2 Sep 19, 2015 vs Nikolov
Round 3 May 09, 2015 vs Matsayev

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Elkas 6.8
fighter Faiddine 7.2
Great submissions by Faiddine
Round 1 Sep 20, 2014 vs Hadji
Round 1 Dec 14, 2013 vs Lamara
Round 2 Jun 29, 2013 vs Bouzemah

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Elkas 7.0
fighter Faiddine 7.2
Fast finishes by Faiddine
838 seconds May 09, 2015 vs Matsayev
61 seconds Dec 14, 2013 vs Lamara
582 seconds Jun 29, 2013 vs Bouzemah
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R2 SUBX
DECX
1,5701,542
1,6161,496
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Elkas
legend Faiddine
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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