UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Eilers vs Kyle

1,865

CageRank

WINNER
Kyle

prediction

BY KO ROUND 3

prediction
51% chance Kyle
WILL WIN

1,870

CageRank

WINNER
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Mike Kyle
Much harder to hit 8.8 vs 8.0 Around 10% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly better striker 8.8 vs 8.4 More than 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Taller 191 cm vs 185 cm Around 5% taller
Stronger jaw 8.6 vs 8.4 Almost the same
Slightly younger 37 years vs 39 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Slightly longer reach 196 cm vs 193 cm Almost the same
Advantages for Justin Eilers
Much better submission offense 7.3 vs 6.4 Around 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly better submission defense 9.1 vs 8.3 Around 10% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Heavier 234 lbs vs 205 lbs Around 15% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Better takedown defense 8.5 vs 8.1 Around 5% better at avoiding being taken down
Fast finishes 8.1 vs 8.1 Almost the same
Kyle on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Eilers’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mike
Kyle
In 12:16, how much damage will he do? Kyle Eilers
Significant Strikes80
Kyle's good striking offense may be a factor against Eilers's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 110 Significant Strikes in 12:16
Good
Striking
vs
Below average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns1
Kyle's below average takedown offense won't be a factor against Eilers's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 7 Takedowns in 12:16
Below average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Kyle has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Kyle is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Kyle is unlikely to win by decision
Below average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Eilers on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Kyle’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Justin
Eilers
In 12:16, how much damage will he do? Eilers Kyle
Significant Strikes47
Eilers's average striking offense is matched by Kyle's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 110 Significant Strikes in 12:16
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Eilers's below average takedown offense won't be a factor against Kyle's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 7 Takedowns in 12:16
Below average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Eilers has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Eilers is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Eilers is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Kyle 8.8
fighter Eilers 8.4
Great striking by Kyle
90 strikes Sep 10, 2011 vs Rogerio de Lima
10 strikes Feb 05, 2005 vs Irvin
13 strikes Apr 02, 2004 vs Sims

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Kyle 8.1
fighter Eilers 8.1
Great knockouts by Kyle
Round 1 May 24, 2013 vs Wiuff
Round 2 Jun 06, 2009 vs Cavalcante
Round 1 Feb 05, 2005 vs Irvin

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Kyle 6.4
fighter Eilers 7.3
Great submissions by Eilers
Round 1 Feb 03, 2007 vs Hoon Kim
Round 2 Nov 17, 2006 vs Dixson
Round 1 Sep 16, 2006 vs Hamilton

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Kyle 8.1
fighter Eilers 8.2
Fast finishes by Eilers
1130 seconds Apr 26, 2008 vs Shipp
149 seconds Oct 12, 2006 vs Diekmann
74 seconds Aug 21, 2004 vs Kyle
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
August 21, 2004UFC 49
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
R2 KOX
1,7681,760
1,8171,711
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Kyle
legend Eilers
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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