UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Aoki vs Yamamoto

2,254

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WINNER

WINNER
Aoki

prediction

BY Submission ROUND 2

prediction
97% chance Aoki
WILL WIN

1,666

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Shinya Aoki
Much better submission offense 9.9 vs 6.5 Around 55% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Fast finishes 9.4 vs 7.8 More than 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Much better submission defense 9.8 vs 8.0 More than 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
A lot taller 180 cm vs 173 cm Around 5% taller
Puts up a fight 9.4 vs 8.3 Around 15% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Stronger jaw 8.9 vs 8.2 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Advantages for Yuki Yamamoto
Much heavier hands 7.8 vs 6.1 Around 30% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly heavier 155 lbs vs 153 lbs Almost the same
Younger 29 years vs 34 years Around 15% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Aoki on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Yamamoto’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Shinya
Aoki
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Aoki is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Good
Jaw
Submission
Aoki has a good chance of winning by submission
Excellent
Submission ability
vs
Good
Resistance
Decision
Aoki is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Yamamoto on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Aoki’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Yuki
Yamamoto
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Yamamoto is unlikely to win by knockout
Good
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Yamamoto is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Yamamoto is unlikely to win by decision
Poor
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Aoki 6.1
fighter Yamamoto 7.9
Great knockouts by Yamamoto
Round 1 Jul 15, 2013 vs Notsu
Round 2 May 08, 2011 vs Hori
Round 1 Aug 02, 2009 vs Hamagishi

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Aoki 9.9
fighter Yamamoto 6.5
Great submissions by Aoki
Round 2 Dec 31, 2012 vs McKee
Round 1 Jul 10, 2010 vs Kawajiri
Round 1 Dec 31, 2008 vs Alvarez

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Aoki 9.4
fighter Yamamoto 7.8
Fast finishes by Aoki
324 seconds Dec 31, 2012 vs McKee
113 seconds Jul 10, 2010 vs Kawajiri
92 seconds Dec 31, 2008 vs Alvarez
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
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Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Aoki
legend Yamamoto
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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