UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Ishida vs Fukumoto

1,833

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Ishida

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
54% chance Ishida
WILL WIN

1,803

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Mitsuhiro Ishida
Significantly heavier hands 6.7 vs 6.2 Around 10% better at knocking out good defenders
Better submission defense 8.9 vs 8.5 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Yoichi Fukumoto
Much better submission offense 7.8 vs 6.7 More than 15% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly stronger jaw 8.8 vs 7.9 More than 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Significantly fast finishes 7.8 vs 7.3 More than 5% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
A lot taller 178 cm vs 168 cm More than 5% taller
Puts up a fight 8.7 vs 8.3 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Heavier 153 lbs vs 142 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Ishida on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Fukumoto’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Mitsuhiro
Ishida
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ishida is unlikely to win by knockout
Below average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Ishida is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Ishida has a very good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Average
Scoring ability
Fukumoto on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ishida’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Yoichi
Fukumoto
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Fukumoto is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Fukumoto is unlikely to win by submission
Good
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Fukumoto is unlikely to win by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Ishida 6.7
fighter Fukumoto 6.2
Great knockouts by Ishida
Round 3 Aug 20, 2005 vs Nakakura
Round 1 Mar 12, 2005 vs Sato
Round 2 Nov 26, 2001 vs Kojima

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Ishida 6.7
fighter Fukumoto 7.8
Great submissions by Fukumoto
Round 1 Oct 13, 2013 vs Kishimoto
Round 1 Dec 16, 2011 vs Kondo
Round 2 May 28, 2007 vs Castro

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Ishida 7.3
fighter Fukumoto 7.8
Fast finishes by Fukumoto
208 seconds Oct 13, 2013 vs Kishimoto
289 seconds Dec 16, 2011 vs Kondo
300 seconds May 28, 2007 vs Castro
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
DECX
1,6671,648
1,7151,601
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Ishida
legend Fukumoto
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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