UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Zaromskis vs Ikemoto

1,925

CageRank

WINNER

WINNER
Zaromskis

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
79% chance Zaromskis
WILL WIN

1,697

CageRank
Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Marius Zaromskis
Much heavier hands 8.2 vs 7.2 Around 15% better at knocking out good defenders
Significantly fast finishes 8.0 vs 7.4 Around 10% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly better striker 8.9 vs 8.5 Around 5% better at delivering meaningful attacks; can hit better defenders
Younger 37 years vs 42 years More than 10% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Better submission defense 9.1 vs 8.7 Around 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Heavier 170 lbs vs 155 lbs Around 10% heavier ; harder for lighter weight opponents to control
Advantages for Seichi Ikemoto
Significantly better submission offense 6.8 vs 6.2 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Significantly stronger takedown offense 8.3 vs 7.6 Around 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
Significantly stronger jaw 9.0 vs 8.4 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Puts up a fight 9.1 vs 8.7 Around 5% better defense against being finished quickly; can fight into late rounds
Taller 180 cm vs 175 cm Around 5% taller
Slightly harder to hit 8.3 vs 8.2 Almost the same
Zaromskis on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Ikemoto’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Marius
Zaromskis
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Zaromskis Ikemoto
Significant Strikes91
Zaromskis's good striking offense may be a factor against Ikemoto's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Good
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Zaromskis's below average takedown offense won't be a factor against Ikemoto's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Below average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Zaromskis has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Zaromskis is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Zaromskis has a very good chance of winning by decision
Good
Scoring ability
vs
Below average
Scoring ability
Ikemoto on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Zaromskis’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Seichi
Ikemoto
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Ikemoto Zaromskis
Significant Strikes80
Ikemoto's average striking offense may be a factor against Zaromskis's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Below average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns3
Ikemoto's average takedown offense is matched by Zaromskis's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Ikemoto is unlikely to win by knockout
Average
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Ikemoto is unlikely to win by submission
Below average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Ikemoto is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Zaromskis 8.9
fighter Ikemoto 8.5
Great striking by Zaromskis
17 strikes Jul 20, 2009 vs Sakurai
5 strikes Jul 20, 2009 vs High
70 strikes Apr 05, 2009 vs Ikemoto

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Zaromskis 8.2
fighter Ikemoto 7.2
Great knockouts by Zaromskis
Round 1 Nov 26, 2011 vs Carvalho
Round 1 Jul 20, 2009 vs Sakurai
Round 1 Jul 20, 2009 vs High

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Zaromskis 6.2
fighter Ikemoto 6.9
Great submissions by Ikemoto
Round 1 Dec 22, 2007 vs Won Seo
Round 1 Feb 13, 2005 vs Hara
Round 1 Nov 28, 2004 vs Kubo

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Zaromskis 8.0
fighter Ikemoto 7.4
Fast finishes by Zaromskis
299 seconds Nov 26, 2011 vs Carvalho
243 seconds Jul 20, 2009 vs Sakurai
142 seconds Jul 20, 2009 vs High
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
April 5, 2009Dream 8
team
VS
team
R2 DECX
XR2 KO
1,7091,807
1,7731,744
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Zaromskis
legend Ikemoto
Comments Who do you think is a better fighter, and why?
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