UFC fight predictions and analysis
CAGERANK PREDICTION Who will win - Hyun Kim vs Bahadurzada

2,147

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WINNER

WINNER
Hyun Kim

prediction

BY Decision

prediction
72% chance Hyun Kim
WILL WIN

1,979

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Differences What advantages does each fighter have?
Advantages for Dong Hyun Kim
Much stronger takedown offense 8.9 vs 8.0 More than 10% stronger at taking people to the ground; can force the fight to the mat
A lot taller 188 cm vs 180 cm Around 5% taller
Significantly harder to hit 9.1 vs 8.7 Around 5% better at dodging and blocking powerful blows; endures less damage
Significantly better takedown defense 8.8 vs 8.2 Around 10% better at avoiding being taken down
Better submission defense 9.3 vs 8.7 More than 5% better avoiding and escaping submissions; less likely to have to tap
Advantages for Siyar Bahadurzada
Fast finishes 9.1 vs 7.6 Around 20% better at finishing the fight quickly; minimize risk of injury or loss
Significantly stronger jaw 9.3 vs 8.5 Around 10% better at avoiding being knocked out; fewer dangerous concussions
Better submission offense 7.0 vs 6.5 Around 10% better at securing submissions; more ways to win
Heavier hands 8.9 vs 8.3 More than 5% better at knocking out good defenders
Younger 33 years vs 35 years More than 5% younger ; less time being ground down in the octagon
Hyun Kim on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Bahadurzada’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Dong
Hyun Kim
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Hyun Kim Bahadurzada
Significant Strikes58
Hyun Kim's average striking offense is matched by Bahadurzada's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Average
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns4
Hyun Kim's good takedown offense may be a factor against Bahadurzada's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Good
Takedown ability
vs
Average
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Hyun Kim has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Hyun Kim is unlikely to win by submission
Poor
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Hyun Kim has a good chance of winning by decision
Excellent
Scoring ability
vs
Good
Scoring ability
Bahadurzada on the attack Our prediction about how he’ll perform against Hyun Kim’s defensive skills
Predictions For
Siyar
Bahadurzada
In 15:00, how much damage will he do? Bahadurzada Hyun Kim
Significant Strikes47
Bahadurzada's average striking offense won't be a factor against Hyun Kim's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 135 Significant Strikes in 15:00
Average
Striking
vs
Good
Blocking and avoiding
Takedowns2
Bahadurzada's average takedown offense won't be a factor against Hyun Kim's defense
Note: we'd predict at most 8 Takedowns in 15:00
Average
Takedown ability
vs
Good
Ability to stay on his feet
If he wins, how will it go down?
Knockout
Bahadurzada has a reasonable chance to win by knockout
Excellent
Knockout ability
vs
Excellent
Jaw
Submission
Bahadurzada is unlikely to win by submission
Average
Submission ability
vs
Excellent
Resistance
Decision
Bahadurzada is unlikely to win by decision
Average
Scoring ability
vs
Excellent
Scoring ability
OFFENSE Who’s better on the attack?

striking

Who can land devastating blows when it matters?
fighter Hyun Kim 8.3
fighter Bahadurzada 8.4
Great striking by Bahadurzada
3 strikes Apr 14, 2012 vs Thiago

takedowns

Who's going to take it to the ground?
fighter Hyun Kim 8.9
fighter Bahadurzada 8.0
Great takedowns by Hyun Kim
1 takedown Oct 09, 2013 vs Silva
3 takedowns Mar 03, 2013 vs Bahadurzada
3 takedowns Jan 01, 2011 vs Diaz

knockouts

Who's better at knocking out opponents?
fighter Hyun Kim 8.3
fighter Bahadurzada 8.9
Great knockouts by Bahadurzada
Round 1 Apr 14, 2012 vs Thiago
Round 1 Mar 19, 2011 vs Alessio
Round 1 Aug 06, 2010 vs Alexandre Pereira

submissions

Who can finish it on the ground?
fighter Hyun Kim 6.5
fighter Bahadurzada 7.0
Great submissions by Bahadurzada
Round 1 Nov 17, 2007 vs Schouteren
Round 1 Jan 21, 2007 vs Agrba
Round 1 Apr 20, 2003 vs Rijtslag

Fast finishes

Who can end the fight faster?
fighter Hyun Kim 7.6
fighter Bahadurzada 9.1
Fast finishes by Bahadurzada
42 seconds Apr 14, 2012 vs Thiago
115 seconds Mar 19, 2011 vs Alessio
94 seconds Aug 06, 2010 vs Alexandre Pereira
Fight History Who won last time these two fought?
Winnner
Prediction
CageRank Before
CageRank After
March 3, 2013UFC on Fuel TV 8
team
VS
team
R3 DECX
XR2 KO
1,9972,113
2,0632,047
Cage Rank Over Time See how Cage Rank changes with each fight
legend Hyun Kim
legend Bahadurzada
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