UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Salikhov vs Rainey

1,620

CageRank

WINNER
Rainey

prediction

BY KO ROUND 2

prediction
68% chance Rainey
WILL WIN

1,754

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Ricky Rainey
Much better submission defense 8.5 vs 7.2 Around 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Puts up a fight 8.2 vs 7.4 More than 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Heavier hands 8.0 vs 7.7 Around 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 7.9 vs 7.6 Around 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Taller 185 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Advantages for Muslim Salikhov
Significantly better submission offense 7.1 vs 6.7 More than 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Rainey on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Salikhov’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Ricky
Rainey
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Rainey has a very good chance of winning by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Rainey is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Average
Resistance
Decision
Rainey has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Salikhov on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Rainey’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Muslim
Salikhov
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Salikhov has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Salikhov is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Salikhov is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Rainey 8.0
fighter Salikhov 7.7
Great knockouts by Rainey
Round 1 Jun 14, 2013 vs Pena
Round 1 Dec 07, 2012 vs Wallace
Round 1 Aug 06, 2011 vs Constantonus

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Rainey 6.7
fighter Salikhov 7.1
Great submissions by Salikhov
Round 1 May 25, 2017 vs Epelet Evy Johannes
Round 1 May 21, 2016 vs Zhang

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Rainey 7.9
fighter Salikhov 7.6
Fast finishes by Rainey
273 seconds Jun 14, 2013 vs Pena
102 seconds Dec 07, 2012 vs Wallace
766 seconds Nov 05, 2011 vs Jones
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 14, 2018UFC on Fox 29
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Rainey
legend Salikhov
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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