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

1,833

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Ishida

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
88% chance Ishida
WILL WIN

1,491

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Mitsuhiro Ishida
Much better submission defense 8.9 vs 7.3 More than 20% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Much heavier hands 6.7 vs 5.6 Around 20% better at knocking out good defenders
Fast finishes 7.3 vs 6.7 More than 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Puts up a fight 8.3 vs 7.6 Around 10% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Advantages for Shinya Sato
Taller 178 cm vs 168 cm More than 5% taller
Stronger jaw 8.4 vs 7.9 More than 5% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission offense 7.0 vs 6.7 Around 5% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
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 Sato’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
Average
Resistance
Decision
Ishida has a reasonable chance to win by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
Sato on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ishida’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Shinya
Sato
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Sato is unlikely to win by knockout
Weak
Knockout ability
vs
Average
Jaw
Submission
Sato is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Sato 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 Ishida 6.7
fighter Sato 5.6
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 Sato 7.0
Great submissions by Sato
Round 1 Feb 24, 2008 vs Azuma
Round 2 Nov 23, 2005 vs Kanehara
Round 1 May 03, 2005 vs Takaya

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Ishida 7.3
fighter Sato 6.7
Fast finishes by Ishida
81 seconds Sep 20, 2008 vs Wilcox
149 seconds Apr 02, 2006 vs Rodriguez
691 seconds Aug 20, 2005 vs Nakakura
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 12, 2005GCM - D.O.G. 1
team
VS
team
R1 KOX
DECX
1,7341,534
1,7581,510
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Ishida
legend Sato
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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